Perseid Meteor Shower 2018 in Brecon

Saturday 11th August 2018 from 22:00pm to Sunday 12th August 2018 01:00am

Brecon - Libanus Mountain Centre

Libanus, Brecon, Powys, LD3 8ER, Wales


Description

See the annual Perseid meteor shower in the company of expert astronomers from Dark Sky Wales.

- 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 Dark Sky Wales 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 Dark Sky Wales directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.

Go to the organiser's web page for this event


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 11th August 2018

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Brecon - Libanus Mountain Centre 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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