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Stargazing at Ross Bay Retreat

The dark skies at Ross Bay Retreat and Dumfries & Galloway are some of the best in the UK. We have very little light pollution here making it a great place for stargazing. On a clear night outside our holiday cottages you can see thousands of stars, wonderful astronomical sights as well as spectacular views of

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Andromeda Galaxy at Ross Bay Retreat

Here is another photograph taken by Hendrik Ulanoswki whilst staying with us at Ross Bay. “This is the Andromeda galaxy (M31). This objekt can be seen in a dark night with the naked eye as a pale fog-dot. With the binocular it can be seen better when you know where to look… but of course

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