Perseids Meteor Shower 2017 – Dark Sky Wales

Friday 11th August 2017 from 19:30pm to 22:30pm

Brecon - Libanus Mountain Centre

Libanus, Brecon, Powys, LD3 8ER, Wales


Description

Join the Dark Sky Wales team for this astronomical summer spectacular! The annual Perseids meteor shower have been putting on a good show for several years now and this event is a great opportunity to spot them! Expert astronomers will be on hand with telescopes and a mobile planetarium and tickets include coffee and cake -- a perfect way to start a stargazing and shooting star spotting evening!

- Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.

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


Organiser

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


Bookings

The event organiser (Dark Sky Wales) is dealing with all bookings for this event, please visit their website for more details.

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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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Location darkness on Friday 11th August 2017

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