Perseid Meteor Watch with Swansea Astronomical Society

Saturday 12th August 2017 from 21:30pm to 23:30pm

Fairwood Observatory - Swansea Airport

Fairwood Common, Swansea, SA2 7JU


Everyone is invited to join astronomers from Swansea Astronomical Society at their Fairwood Observatory located near Swansea Airport for an evening spotting shooting stars!

If you are planning to attend this event please contact the society directly to confirm the venue details -- it's not been made clear on their website!

- 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 Swansea 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 Swansea 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.

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

Location darkness on Saturday 12th August 2017

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Fairwood Observatory - Swansea Airport 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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