Orionid Meteor Spotting at Rollright Stones

Saturday 21st October 2017 from 19:30pm to 23:30pm

Rollright Stones Ancient Monument

Little Rollright, Chipping Norton, OX7


Description

Everyone is invited to join the astronomers from Chipping Norton Amateur Astronomy Group for this free stargazing and general observing event at Rollright Stones Ancient Monument, an excellent dark sky location to spot Orionid meteors! Note that this event will only take place if the skies are clear.

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


Organiser

This event is being organised by Chipping Norton Amateur Astronomy Group who should be contacted if you have any queries. Please confirm this event is indeed going ahead before travelling.


Bookings

No booking for this event is required - simply turn up (if the skies are clear!)

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

Location darkness on Saturday 21st October 2017

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Rollright Stones Ancient Monument 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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