Perseids Meteor Shower and BBQ

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

Wembury Beach Car Park

Wembury, Plymouth, PL9 0HP


Description

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


Organiser

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


Bookings

The event organiser (Weymouth Astronomy Club) 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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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 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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