Galloway Astronomy Centre Discover the Dark Skies of Galloway enquiries@gallowayastro.com Tel: 01988 500594
The location for anyone wanting to see thousands of stars in a dark sky.
------------ Choosing a telescope from the huge range available can be difficult. Our course Buying a Telescope will  help you select the right one for you. Even try out our demonstration telescopes. If you struggle with the telescope you already own our Setting Up a Telescope course will get you out  there enjoying the sky as you intended.  2 Bed Caravan We have a 2 bed caravan (sleeping max 6 persons) at the nearby Monreith Sands Holiday Park. Click here for details. Experience for yourself our friendly, informal hospitality and truly dark skies. Check Room Availability Here
Please note that the cottage and observatory are non smoking throughout
There is a lot on offer at the Centre: Scope Shop - Skywatcher and Celestron Telescope Supplier Astronomy Courses - learn more about telescopes or the Night Sky Advice on Telescopes and Accessories Gift Vouchers - Buy someone you know a visit to the stars. Phone or email for details
© Galloway Astronomy Centre 2019          All images are copyright – M Alexander unless otherwise stated
Aurora Alert You donít have to travel to the Arctic  to see an Aurora Predicting an aurora is difficult, but we  will try to issue alerts up to 48 hours  in advance  Alerts will be sent via Twitter and Facebook We welcome:
Galloway Astronomy Centre - check on Google Earth for a view of our location Lat: 54:43:29N    Long: 04:28:25W    Height above sea level   84m
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“It’s the best view I’ve ever had” - Prof Ian Morison (Jodrell Bank)
Whatever your interested in Astronomy or if you just want to experience seeing a  sky full of stars, we can take you on a journey around our Solar System and far  beyond to see the many wonders of the Universe.  With our observatory housing a 16 inch reflecting telescope (the largest in  Dumfries & Galloway) and warm, comfortable accommodation in the cottage  everything you need for stargazing is on site, making additional travelling  unnecessary. Night sky tours are available to non residents too.  Please bring warm clothes, coats and hats - it can be cold at night at any time of  the year. Do you have a star named after you? Just let us know the details and we can  advise the best time of year to visit to see your star. Our primary aim at the Centre is to ensure guests get maximum enjoyment from  a visit. 
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Galloway Astronomy Centre Discover the Dark Skies of Galloway
© Galloway Astronomy Centre 2019                                   All images are copyright – M Alexander unless otherwise stated
Nav Bar ďItís the best view Iíve ever hadĒ - Prof Ian Morison (Jodrell Bank) enquiries@gallowayastro.com Tel: 01988 500594
There are few places in the UK where you can clearly see the Milky Way and even the Andromeda Galaxy. The Galloway Astronomy Centre is such a place. Located approx 20 miles south of the Internationally recognised Gold Award Dark Sky Park at the Galloway Forest. With our beautiful night sky free of light pollution viewing the planets, nebulae or galaxies is unforgettable. Whether you are deeply interested in Astronomy or you just want to experience seeing a sky full of stars, we can take you on a journey around our Solar System and far beyond to see the many wonders of the Universe. Night sky tours are available to non residents too. Please bring warm clothes, coats and hats - it can be cold at night at any time of the year. Do you have a star named after you? Just let us know the details and we can advise the best time of year to visit to see your star. Our primary aim at the Centre is to ensure guests get maximum enjoyment from a visit.                                                    ------------ Choosing a telescope from the huge range available can be difficult. Our course Buying a Telescope will help you select the right one for you. Even try out our demonstration telescopes. If you struggle with the telescope you already own our Setting Up a Telescope course will get you out there enjoying the sky as you intended. Caravan We have a 2 bed caravan sleeping maximum of 6 persons at the nearby Monreith Sands Holiday Park. Click here for details. Experience for yourself our friendly, informal hospitality and truly dark skies.
Please note that the cottage and observatory are non smoking throughout
There is a lot available at the Centre: Scope Shop - Skywatcher and Celestron Telescope Supplier Astronomy Courses - learn more about telescopes or the Night Sky Advice on Telescopes and Accessories Gift Vouchers - Buy someone you know a visit to the stars
Aurora Alert You donít have to travel to the  Arctic to see an Aurora  Alerts will be sent via Twitter  and Facebook We welcome:
Galloway Astronomy Centre - location on Google Earth Lat: 54:43:29N  Long: 04:28:25W
The location for anyone wanting to see thousands of stars in a dark sky.
Galloway Astronomy Centre Discover the Dark Skies of Galloway enquiries@gallowayastro.com Tel: 01988 500594
Whatever your interested in Astronomy or if you just want to experience seeing a sky full of stars, we can take you on a journey around our Solar System and far beyond to see the many wonders of the Universe. With our observatory housing a 16 inch reflecting telescope (the largest in Dumfries & Galloway) and warm, comfortable accommodation in the cottage everything you need for stargazing is on site, making additional travelling unnecessary. Night sky tours are available to non residents too. Please bring warm clothes, coats and hats - it can be cold at night at any time of the year. Do you have a star named after you? Just let us know the details and we can advise the best time of year to visit to see your star. Our primary aim at the Centre is to ensure guests get maximum enjoyment from a visit. ---------- Choosing a telescope from the huge range available can be difficult. Our course Buying a Telescope will help you select the right one for you. Even try out our demonstration telescopes. If you struggle with the telescope you already own our Setting Up a Telescope course will get you out there enjoying the sky as you intended. 2 Bed Caravan We have a 2 bed caravan sleeping maximum of 6 persons at the nearby Monreith Sands Holiday Park. Click here for details. Experience for yourself our friendly, informal hospitality and truly dark skies.
Please note that the cottage and observatory are  non smoking throughout
There is a lot available at the Centre: Scope Shop - Skywatcher and Celestron Telescope Supplier Astronomy Courses - learn more about telescopes or the Night Sky Advice on Telescopes and Accessories Gift Vouchers - Buy someone you know a visit to the stars
Aurora Alert You donít have to travel to the  Arctic to see an Aurora Predicting an aurora is difficult,  but we will try to issue alerts  up to 48 hours in advance  Alerts will be sent via Twitter  and Facebook We welcome:
Galloway Astronomy Centre - check on Google Earth for our location Lat: 54:43:29N    Long: 04:28:25W    Height above sea level   84m
The location for anyone wanting to see thousands of stars in a dark sky.
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