Herstmonceux Observatory – Perseids Meteor Shower 2017

Friday 11th August 2017 from 20:00pm to Saturday 12th August 2017 00:30am

The Observatory Science Centre

Herstmonceux, Hailsham, BN27 1RN


Event description

Join astronomers at the Herstmonceux Observatory for the annual peak of the Perseids meteor shower.

Observing (if clear)

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

Astronomy Presentation

Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.


Event organiser

This event is being organised by Observatory Science Centre. For details of how to contact them and for more information about this event see "Event bookings & availability" below. Please check that this event is indeed going ahead before travelling.


Light pollution

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

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Location darkness on Friday 11th August 2017

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Event bookings & availability

The event organiser (Observatory Science Centre) is dealing with all bookings for this event, please visit their website for more details.

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