Herstmonceux Observatory – Perseids Meteor Shower 2018

Saturday 11th August 2018 from 20:00pm to Sunday 12th August 2018 00:30am

The Observatory Science Centre

Herstmonceux, Hailsham, BN27 1RN


Description

Join astronomers at the Herstmonceux Observatory for the annual peak of the Perseids meteor shower (evening 2 of 2).

- 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 Observatory Science Centre 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 Observatory Science Centre 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 semi-rural setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

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Location darkness on Saturday 11th August 2018

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