GMOS Perfect Spiral

Southern Wales

Name of site Mountain Centre, Libanus
Class Orion
SQM Reading 21.4
Website for the site
Description of site A public area near the town of Libanus. The site is dark with very little light pollution from the surrounding area.
Nominating organisation Dark Sky Wales,
Directions SN 977262 The mountain centre is located south of Brecon and is clearly signposted as you follow the A470 towards Merthyr. Alternatively, if you are heading north from Merthyr again the Mountain centre is clearly signposted from the A470. Take the turning and follow the road to the top of the mountain.
Safety notes There is a cattle grid on the car park entrance on entry to the site. The site has several small slopes but these present very little danger to the public.
Access No restrictions
Wheelchair users There are plenty of hard and tarmac surfaces that proved easy access for wheelchair users.
Events Dark Sky Wales has hosted the Perseid meteor shower for the last three years. Regular sessions are also held by the Cardiff Astronomical Society.
Notes There is a lawned area in front of the main building that affords great views to the South and East. Behind the centre on the road adjacent to the common land clear unobstructed views of the South, North and West can be found.