Geminids Meteor Observing with Plymouth Astronomical Society

Thursday 13th December 2018 from 19:00pm to 23:00pm

Wembury Beach Car Park

Wembury, Plymouth, PL9 0HP


Description

Join members from Plymouth Astronomical Society for this special event observing the Geminids meteor shower at Wembury Beach car park.

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


Organiser

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!


Bookings

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

Location darkness on Thursday 13th December 2018

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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