Geminids meteors observing with White Peak Astronomical Group

Wednesday 13th December 2017 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

The National Stone Centre

Porter Lane, Wirksworth, DE4 4LS


Description

Join members from the White Peak Astronomical Observing Group for this special event timed to coincide with the maximum of the Geminids meteor shower. Please confirm your attendance with the group via Facebook prior to travelling.

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


Organiser

This event is being organised by White Peak Astronomical Observing Group who should be contacted if you have any queries. We highly recommend you confirm this event is indeed going ahead before travelling. If you do attend it would be fantastic if you could let the organiser know you found them via Go Stargazing!


Bookings

Please contact White Peak Astronomical Observing Group directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.

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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 Wednesday 13th December 2017

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at The National Stone Centre 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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