Norman Lockyer Observatory
Salcombe Hill Road, Sidmouth, Devon, EX10 0NY
Observe the peak of the Perseid Meteor Shower with friendly astronomers at the Norman Lockyer Observatory. This event includes talks, planetarium shows, viewing the skies using telescopes and, of course, meteor watching! Refreshments will also be available; take a rug or reclining chair! The cost for adults is £10, children £5, payable at the door (no booking required).
Please note that this has already taken place on 12/08/2023
Norman Lockyer Astronomical Society is organising this event
Please contact Norman Lockyer Astronomical Society directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.
For full details on how to attend this event, including how to book, please see the event's official website.Visit event website
The below chart shows if and when the skies will be at their darkest during this event. Moonlight is shown in light yellow and the Sun's twilight in light blue. Midnight on the date shown is shown as a white line with sunset to the left and sunrise the next morning to the right. A black background with stars shows the best times for stargazing.
Sat 12th Aug
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.
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