Meteors over Dunkery Walk

Sunday 22nd October 2017 from 17:15pm to 20:30pm

Webbers Post

Exmoor National Park, South of Horner, TA24


Description

This event is part of the Exmoor Dark Skies Festival 2017. Join an Exmoor Ranger and walk to the top of Dunkery Beacon as the sun goes down and look up and marvel at the dark skies above -- perhaps even catch a glimpse of meteors!

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


Organiser

This event is being organised by Exmoor National Park who should be contacted if you have any queries. Please confirm this event is indeed going ahead before travelling.


Bookings

The event organiser (Exmoor National Park) is dealing with all bookings for this event, please visit their website for more details.

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Event weather

22/10/17
19:00
46%
22/10/17
22:00
59%
23/10/17
01:00
57%
Weather forecast for Dunkery Beacon (1.55 miles away) updated 19/10/17 at 20:01.

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

Location darkness on Sunday 22nd October 2017

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Webbers Post 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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