Orionids Meteor Shower Observing

Friday 20th October 2017 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm

Wembury Beach Car Park

Wembury, Plymouth, PL9 0HP


Join the members of Plymouth Astronomical Society for this meteor observing session at Wembury Beach Car Park. Please contact the society if you plan to attend.

- This event is weather dependent and will only take place if the skies are clear enough for observing. It is therefore necessary to check the weather forecast and confirm with the event organisers that this event is going ahead.


This event is being organised by Plymouth Astronomical Society 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!


Please contact Plymouth Astronomical Society 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 Friday 20th October 2017

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Wembury Beach Car Park 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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