Perseids Meteor Shower and BBQ

Saturday 12th August 2017 from 19:30pm to 23:30pm

Wembury Beach Car Park

Wembury, Plymouth, PL9 0HP


Bring your own portable / disposable BBQ, some food and some drink and join the members of Weymouth Astronomy Club for an evening of observing the Perseid Meteor shower.  The event starts 19:30 with the skies darkening around 21:30.  Note that Wembury Beach Car Park is one of a number of favoured stargazing locations for Weymouth Astronomy Club and they may choose a different location depending on weather etc.  If you wish to join them check with the event organisers first.

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


This event is being organised by Weymouth Astronomy Club 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 Weymouth Astronomy Club 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 Saturday 12th August 2017

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