Events

May
27
Sat
Stargazing and Astrophotography @ Brecon Beacons @ Brecon Beacons Visitor Centre, Libanus
May 27 @ 10:00 pm – May 28 @ 1:00 am
Stargazing and Astrophotography @ Brecon Beacons @ Brecon Beacons Visitor Centre, Libanus

DESCRIPTION
Stargazing in the Brecon Beacons with your very own astronomer for the evening in one of the world’s few Dark Sky areas! 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
Need to Know

The evening is restricted to a small group of max 8 per astronomer and the start time varies according to the time of year to ensure darkness. We generally hold the evenings in the region of LD3 8ER or within a couple of miles. Bookings can be taken for special bespoke group sessions, with the Astronomer travelling to you if requested and if the site is suitable. There are provisions to ensure that even if the weather is a little unaccommodating there will still be opportunities to use the equipment and learn about the skies, but there is a risk of the activity being cancelled in the event of forecast gales or predicted cloud cover. In this instance we will contact you in advance, but please retain your voucher/s as arrangements can be made for you to rearrange for a future date, exchange for an alternativeDark Sky Wales Stargazing Evening, or we can refund less a 10% booking fee.

Jul
22
Sat
Stargazing and Astrophotography @ Brecon Beacons @ Brecon Beacons Visitor Centre, Libanus
Jul 22 @ 10:00 pm – Jul 23 @ 1:00 am
Stargazing and Astrophotography @ Brecon Beacons @ Brecon Beacons Visitor Centre, Libanus

DESCRIPTION
Stargazing in the Brecon Beacons with your very own astronomer for the evening in one of the world’s few Dark Sky areas! 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
Need to Know

The evening is restricted to a small group of max 8 per astronomer and the start time varies according to the time of year to ensure darkness. We generally hold the evenings in the region of LD3 8ER or within a couple of miles. Bookings can be taken for special bespoke group sessions, with the Astronomer travelling to you if requested and if the site is suitable. There are provisions to ensure that even if the weather is a little unaccommodating there will still be opportunities to use the equipment and learn about the skies, but there is a risk of the activity being cancelled in the event of forecast gales or predicted cloud cover. In this instance we will contact you in advance, but please retain your voucher/s as arrangements can be made for you to rearrange for a future date, exchange for an alternativeDark Sky Wales Stargazing Evening, or we can refund less a 10% booking fee.

Jul
29
Sat
Stargazing and Astrophotography @ Brecon Beacons @ Brecon Beacons Visitor Centre, Libanus
Jul 29 @ 10:00 pm – Jul 30 @ 1:00 am
Stargazing and Astrophotography @ Brecon Beacons @ Brecon Beacons Visitor Centre, Libanus

DESCRIPTION
Stargazing in the Brecon Beacons with your very own astronomer for the evening in one of the world’s few Dark Sky areas! 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
Need to Know

The evening is restricted to a small group of max 8 per astronomer and the start time varies according to the time of year to ensure darkness. We generally hold the evenings in the region of LD3 8ER or within a couple of miles. Bookings can be taken for special bespoke group sessions, with the Astronomer travelling to you if requested and if the site is suitable. There are provisions to ensure that even if the weather is a little unaccommodating there will still be opportunities to use the equipment and learn about the skies, but there is a risk of the activity being cancelled in the event of forecast gales or predicted cloud cover. In this instance we will contact you in advance, but please retain your voucher/s as arrangements can be made for you to rearrange for a future date, exchange for an alternativeDark Sky Wales Stargazing Evening, or we can refund less a 10% booking fee.

Aug
19
Sat
Stargazing and Astrophotography @ Brecon Beacons @ Brecon Beacons Visitor Centre, Libanus
Aug 19 @ 10:00 pm – Aug 20 @ 1:00 am
Stargazing and Astrophotography @ Brecon Beacons @ Brecon Beacons Visitor Centre, Libanus

DESCRIPTION
Stargazing in the Brecon Beacons with your very own astronomer for the evening in one of the world’s few Dark Sky areas! 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
Need to Know

The evening is restricted to a small group of max 8 per astronomer and the start time varies according to the time of year to ensure darkness. We generally hold the evenings in the region of LD3 8ER or within a couple of miles. Bookings can be taken for special bespoke group sessions, with the Astronomer travelling to you if requested and if the site is suitable. There are provisions to ensure that even if the weather is a little unaccommodating there will still be opportunities to use the equipment and learn about the skies, but there is a risk of the activity being cancelled in the event of forecast gales or predicted cloud cover. In this instance we will contact you in advance, but please retain your voucher/s as arrangements can be made for you to rearrange for a future date, exchange for an alternativeDark Sky Wales Stargazing Evening, or we can refund less a 10% booking fee.

Aug
26
Sat
Stargazing and Astrophotography @ Brecon Beacons @ Brecon Beacons Visitor Centre, Libanus
Aug 26 @ 10:00 pm – Aug 27 @ 1:00 am
Stargazing and Astrophotography @ Brecon Beacons @ Brecon Beacons Visitor Centre, Libanus

DESCRIPTION
Stargazing in the Brecon Beacons with your very own astronomer for the evening in one of the world’s few Dark Sky areas! 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
Need to Know

The evening is restricted to a small group of max 8 per astronomer and the start time varies according to the time of year to ensure darkness. We generally hold the evenings in the region of LD3 8ER or within a couple of miles. Bookings can be taken for special bespoke group sessions, with the Astronomer travelling to you if requested and if the site is suitable. There are provisions to ensure that even if the weather is a little unaccommodating there will still be opportunities to use the equipment and learn about the skies, but there is a risk of the activity being cancelled in the event of forecast gales or predicted cloud cover. In this instance we will contact you in advance, but please retain your voucher/s as arrangements can be made for you to rearrange for a future date, exchange for an alternativeDark Sky Wales Stargazing Evening, or we can refund less a 10% booking fee.

Sep
2
Sat
Stargazing and Astrophotography @ Brecon Beacons @ Brecon Beacons Visitor Centre, Libanus
Sep 2 @ 10:00 pm – Sep 3 @ 1:00 am
Stargazing and Astrophotography @ Brecon Beacons @ Brecon Beacons Visitor Centre, Libanus

DESCRIPTION
Stargazing in the Brecon Beacons with your very own astronomer for the evening in one of the world’s few Dark Sky areas! 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
Need to Know

The evening is restricted to a small group of max 8 per astronomer and the start time varies according to the time of year to ensure darkness. We generally hold the evenings in the region of LD3 8ER or within a couple of miles. Bookings can be taken for special bespoke group sessions, with the Astronomer travelling to you if requested and if the site is suitable. There are provisions to ensure that even if the weather is a little unaccommodating there will still be opportunities to use the equipment and learn about the skies, but there is a risk of the activity being cancelled in the event of forecast gales or predicted cloud cover. In this instance we will contact you in advance, but please retain your voucher/s as arrangements can be made for you to rearrange for a future date, exchange for an alternativeDark Sky Wales Stargazing Evening, or we can refund less a 10% booking fee.

Sep
16
Sat
Stargazing and Astrophotography @ Brecon Beacons @ Brecon Beacons Visitor Centre, Libanus
Sep 16 @ 10:00 pm – Sep 17 @ 1:00 am
Stargazing and Astrophotography @ Brecon Beacons @ Brecon Beacons Visitor Centre, Libanus

DESCRIPTION
Stargazing in the Brecon Beacons with your very own astronomer for the evening in one of the world’s few Dark Sky areas! 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
Need to Know

The evening is restricted to a small group of max 8 per astronomer and the start time varies according to the time of year to ensure darkness. We generally hold the evenings in the region of LD3 8ER or within a couple of miles. Bookings can be taken for special bespoke group sessions, with the Astronomer travelling to you if requested and if the site is suitable. There are provisions to ensure that even if the weather is a little unaccommodating there will still be opportunities to use the equipment and learn about the skies, but there is a risk of the activity being cancelled in the event of forecast gales or predicted cloud cover. In this instance we will contact you in advance, but please retain your voucher/s as arrangements can be made for you to rearrange for a future date, exchange for an alternativeDark Sky Wales Stargazing Evening, or we can refund less a 10% booking fee.

Sep
23
Sat
Stargazing and Astrophotography @ Brecon Beacons @ Brecon Beacons Visitor Centre, Libanus
Sep 23 @ 10:00 pm – Sep 24 @ 1:00 am
Stargazing and Astrophotography @ Brecon Beacons @ Brecon Beacons Visitor Centre, Libanus

DESCRIPTION
Stargazing in the Brecon Beacons with your very own astronomer for the evening in one of the world’s few Dark Sky areas! 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
Need to Know

The evening is restricted to a small group of max 8 per astronomer and the start time varies according to the time of year to ensure darkness. We generally hold the evenings in the region of LD3 8ER or within a couple of miles. Bookings can be taken for special bespoke group sessions, with the Astronomer travelling to you if requested and if the site is suitable. There are provisions to ensure that even if the weather is a little unaccommodating there will still be opportunities to use the equipment and learn about the skies, but there is a risk of the activity being cancelled in the event of forecast gales or predicted cloud cover. In this instance we will contact you in advance, but please retain your voucher/s as arrangements can be made for you to rearrange for a future date, exchange for an alternativeDark Sky Wales Stargazing Evening, or we can refund less a 10% booking fee.