Events

Feb
2
Sat
Stargazing and Astrophotography Brecon Beacons @ Brecon Beacons Visitor Centre Libanus
Feb 2 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Stargazing and Astrophotography Brecon Beacons @ Brecon Beacons Visitor Centre Libanus

Take a tour of the night sky, viewing familiar and unfamiliar constellations of the northern hemisphere, find various deep sky objects such as the Orion Nebula and learn the correct use of binoculars and navigation via star maps. You will also be shown how to set up a telescope correctly before viewing and then photographing some of the magnificent sights in the night sky. No prior knowledge or equipment needed, but feel free to bring both!
Duration: 3 hours
Small group astronomy tuition
Use telescopes to take night sky pictures
Learn how to recognise constellations
Visit one of Britain’s few Dark Sky areas

Feb
8
Fri
Group Stargazing Brecon Beacons @ Brecon Beacons Visitor Centre
Feb 8 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Group Stargazing Brecon Beacons @ Brecon Beacons Visitor Centre

 

Join astronomers from Dark Sky Wales at the Brecon Beacons Observatory in the heart of Wales first International Dark Sky Reserve. As part of a group you will use the observatories telescope and a variety of portable telescopes located in the grounds. In case of inclement weather astronomical talks will be provided in a warm room located near the observatory.

View the night sky from Wales first International Dark Sky Reserve
Learn from Dark Sky Wales astronomers
Use advanced telescopes to view the night sky and image celestial object

Feb
10
Sun
Stargazing and Astrophotography Brecon Beacons @ Brecon Beacons Visitor Centre Libanus
Feb 10 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Stargazing and Astrophotography Brecon Beacons @ Brecon Beacons Visitor Centre Libanus

Take a tour of the night sky, viewing familiar and unfamiliar constellations of the northern hemisphere, find various deep sky objects such as the Orion Nebula and learn the correct use of binoculars and navigation via star maps. You will also be shown how to set up a telescope correctly before viewing and then photographing some of the magnificent sights in the night sky. No prior knowledge or equipment needed, but feel free to bring both!
Duration: 3 hours
Small group astronomy tuition
Use telescopes to take night sky pictures
Learn how to recognise constellations
Visit one of Britain’s few Dark Sky areas

Mar
1
Fri
Stargazing and Astrophotography Elan Valley @ Elan Valley
Mar 1 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Stargazing and Astrophotography Elan Valley @ Elan Valley

Take a tour of the night sky, viewing familiar and unfamiliar constellations of the northern hemisphere, find various deep sky objects such as the Orion Nebula and learn the correct use of binoculars and navigation via star maps. You will also be shown how to set up a telescope correctly before viewing and then photographing some of the magnificent sights in the night sky. No prior knowledge or equipment needed, but feel free to bring both!
Duration: 3 hours
Small group astronomy tuition
Use telescopes to take night sky pictures
Learn how to recognise constellations
Visit one of Britain’s few Dark Sky areas

Mar
2
Sat
Stargazing and Astrophotography Brecon Beacons @ Brecon Beacons Visitor Centre Libanus
Mar 2 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Stargazing and Astrophotography Brecon Beacons @ Brecon Beacons Visitor Centre Libanus

Take a tour of the night sky, viewing familiar and unfamiliar constellations of the northern hemisphere, find various deep sky objects such as the Orion Nebula and learn the correct use of binoculars and navigation via star maps. You will also be shown how to set up a telescope correctly before viewing and then photographing some of the magnificent sights in the night sky. No prior knowledge or equipment needed, but feel free to bring both!
Duration: 3 hours
Small group astronomy tuition
Use telescopes to take night sky pictures
Learn how to recognise constellations
Visit one of Britain’s few Dark Sky areas

Mar
8
Fri
Stargazing and Astrophotography Elan Valley @ Elan Valley
Mar 8 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Stargazing and Astrophotography Elan Valley @ Elan Valley

Take a tour of the night sky, viewing familiar and unfamiliar constellations of the northern hemisphere, find various deep sky objects such as the Orion Nebula and learn the correct use of binoculars and navigation via star maps. You will also be shown how to set up a telescope correctly before viewing and then photographing some of the magnificent sights in the night sky. No prior knowledge or equipment needed, but feel free to bring both!
Duration: 3 hours
Small group astronomy tuition
Use telescopes to take night sky pictures
Learn how to recognise constellations
Visit one of Britain’s few Dark Sky areas

Mar
9
Sat
Stargazing and Astrophotography Brecon Beacons @ Brecon Beacons Visitor Centre Libanus
Mar 9 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Stargazing and Astrophotography Brecon Beacons @ Brecon Beacons Visitor Centre Libanus

Take a tour of the night sky, viewing familiar and unfamiliar constellations of the northern hemisphere, find various deep sky objects such as the Orion Nebula and learn the correct use of binoculars and navigation via star maps. You will also be shown how to set up a telescope correctly before viewing and then photographing some of the magnificent sights in the night sky. No prior knowledge or equipment needed, but feel free to bring both!
Duration: 3 hours
Small group astronomy tuition
Use telescopes to take night sky pictures
Learn how to recognise constellations
Visit one of Britain’s few Dark Sky areas

Mar
30
Sat
Stargazing and Astrophotography Brecon Beacons @ Brecon Beacons Visitor Centre Libanus
Mar 30 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Stargazing and Astrophotography Brecon Beacons @ Brecon Beacons Visitor Centre Libanus

Take a tour of the night sky, viewing familiar and unfamiliar constellations of the northern hemisphere, find various deep sky objects such as the Orion Nebula and learn the correct use of binoculars and navigation via star maps. You will also be shown how to set up a telescope correctly before viewing and then photographing some of the magnificent sights in the night sky. No prior knowledge or equipment needed, but feel free to bring both!
Duration: 3 hours
Small group astronomy tuition
Use telescopes to take night sky pictures
Learn how to recognise constellations
Visit one of Britain’s few Dark Sky areas

Apr
5
Fri
Stargazing and Astrophotography Elan Valley @ Elan Valley
Apr 5 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Stargazing and Astrophotography Elan Valley @ Elan Valley

Take a tour of the night sky, viewing familiar and unfamiliar constellations of the northern hemisphere, find various deep sky objects such as the Orion Nebula and learn the correct use of binoculars and navigation via star maps. You will also be shown how to set up a telescope correctly before viewing and then photographing some of the magnificent sights in the night sky. No prior knowledge or equipment needed, but feel free to bring both!
Duration: 3 hours
Small group astronomy tuition
Use telescopes to take night sky pictures
Learn how to recognise constellations
Visit one of Britain’s few Dark Sky areas

Apr
6
Sat
Stargazing and Astrophotography Brecon Beacons @ Brecon Beacons Visitor Centre Libanus
Apr 6 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Stargazing and Astrophotography Brecon Beacons @ Brecon Beacons Visitor Centre Libanus

Take a tour of the night sky, viewing familiar and unfamiliar constellations of the northern hemisphere, find various deep sky objects such as the Orion Nebula and learn the correct use of binoculars and navigation via star maps. You will also be shown how to set up a telescope correctly before viewing and then photographing some of the magnificent sights in the night sky. No prior knowledge or equipment needed, but feel free to bring both!
Duration: 3 hours
Small group astronomy tuition
Use telescopes to take night sky pictures
Learn how to recognise constellations
Visit one of Britain’s few Dark Sky areas