International Dark Sky Week
Each year, the International Dark Sky Week takes place when the moon is in its new moon phase and the skies are darkest.
The 2020 International Dark Sky Week is running from Sunday 19th April to Sunday 26th April across County Mayo.
This is event will be virtual!
Here are some short videos will be available starting on Sunday 19th April:
"Aspects of Astrophotography": photos of iconic Mayo's night skies.
"Dánta in the Dark": a celebration of night skies by writers and reciters
"And thence we came forth, to see again the stars”: a collection of paintings of cityscapes at night by Roberto Corradini
"Earth Day Feature - The Globe at Night” : project the Costellation of Leo.
"Dark Skies in Ireland": light pollution and its effect on rural Ireland by Prof Brian Espey.
"Walking with the Stars": a virtual tour of the night sky focusing on April/MAy skies.
"Lady Moon and the Shadow" - magic and storytelling from Dan O'Donoghue.
- and more surprises...
Posted on Thu, 27 February 2020 10:45:48