The night in the Star Park Thanks to our partners, the Sternfreunde Steyr, and their effort walking up the mountain during difficult snow conditions (>1.5m of snow) we can show you some current impressions of the night sky in the Star Park Hohe Dirn and the KRO.
There has been no update for to long and we are sorry for that, however we did not miss to update because we were lazy but quite the opposite. A lot has happened since December, so you are in for some interesting news and of course pretty pictures, like the following made by Rudi Dobesberger from the Sternfreunde Steyr. Yes there was a lot of snow at Hohe Dirn!
Snow has fallen and we would like to present you this beautiful landscape impression of the winter at Hohe Dirn. Photo taken on 28.11.2018 by Rudi Dobesberger from Sternfreunde Steyr. And if you are looking for the reason Rudi as there that night, it is the Comet 46P/Wirtanen.
Zodiaclight and Venus by Rudi Dobesberger / 500px
Zodiaclight and Venus in the morning over the mountains of Nationalpark Kalkalpen. A very clear dark night, the yellow glow you can see on the left side is the lightpollution from capitol-city Vienna 150 km away and to the south the lightpollution of Graz in110 km distance. The blue glow from the horizon to leo a sign of zodiak is reflectet sunlight from dust in the ecliptic. The brightest star on this picture is the only planet, Venus. All other dots are far away suns. See more pics of zo...