The Geminids – King of Meteor Showers

Friday 8th December 2017 from 18:00pm to 20:00pm

Glenlivet Village Hall

Bridgend of Glenlivet, Ballindalloch, AB37 9BX


Description

Visitors and locals are invited to join members of the Tomintoul and Glenlivet Landscape Partnership for this event observing the Geminids meteor shower from the fantastic dark sky location of Glenlivet. If cloudy there will be an indoor planetarium presentation and a follow up outdoor session at the next opportunity.

- Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.

- Event will involve stargazing and observing the skies through telescopes weather permitting


Organiser

This event is being organised by Tomintoul and Glenlivet Landscape Partnership who should be contacted if you have any queries. Please confirm this event is indeed going ahead before travelling.


Bookings

The event organiser (Tomintoul and Glenlivet Landscape Partnership) is dealing with all bookings for this event, please visit their website for more details.

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Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a rural setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

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The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

Location darkness on Friday 8th December 2017

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Glenlivet Village Hall on the evening of this event. Yellow areas show when the skies are not dark due to daylight (bold yellow) and moonlight (faded yellow). Click on the image for an explanation on how darkness is determined.

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