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Good place to view in Cork?

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Good place to view in Cork? was created by dricky1980

Hi all, I'm new to astronomy and I live on the south side of Cork city. I'm thinking of heading outside the city some evening with the telescope. Can anyone recommend a good place I can setup in public? I'm thinking somewhere around Kinsale might be good? Thanks.
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Replied by stepryan on topic Re:Good place to view in Cork?

i'd suggest that you get in contact with cork astronomy club, i am sure they would know the best place to observe. their details are as below from this site. several of them are members here.


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Cork Astronomy Club (CAC) meet in the Civil Engineering Department (room G10), University College Cork on the 2nd Monday, Sept to May. Contact Tony Jackson for more information on membership and events on (021) 4891358.


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Replied by jmcc5 on topic Re:Good place to view in Cork?

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Replied by dricky1980 on topic Re:Good place to view in Cork?

thanks for the replys guys
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Replied by dokeeffe on topic Re:Good place to view in Cork?

Another option if you dont mind the drive is to head out the ballyhooley road and keep heading for ballyhooley. When you get to a forestery area down the other side of the hill a bit (about 5 or 6 miles from ballyhooley)there are a couple of spots there.
If the air is dry its not too bad. Cork is still to your south though.... Takes me about 25min to drive there from the city (st lukes area)
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Replied by ei5fk on topic Re:Good place to view in Cork?

maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&ll=52.022924,-8...289852,0.837708&z=11
BARRAHAURUIN on way to Nad, see google map, good location on the mountain, low light pollution, there is a car park on the right side before you reach the peak of the hill, Austin Hastings showed this place to me, we observed from there many times in the past
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