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Perseid Meteor Shower and Twilight River Stroll

Perseid Meteor Shower and Twilight River Stroll

Friday 12th August 2022 from 22:30pm to Saturday 13th August 2022 00:00am

OM Dark Sky Park and Observatory
Davagh Forest, Cookstown, County Tyrone, BT79 8JH

The Perseids are a prolific summer meteor shower, peaking in mid-August. Reaching over 60 meteors an hour, they are one of the most spectacular naked eye astronomical events of the year. Whilst this year’s peak coincides with a full moon, we’re still optimistic that they’ll put on a good show!


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Weather forecast

  • 12/08/22

    17° 0%
  • 13/08/22

    14° 3%
  • 13/08/22

    12° 4%

Weather forecast for Slieveavaddy (3.8 miles away) updated 11/08/22 at 04:00.




Forthcoming events

Below is a list of events at OM Dark Sky Park and Observatory. View these events on a calendar.

  • Perseid Meteor Shower and Twilight River Stroll

    Friday 12th August 2022 from 22:30pm to Saturday 13th August 2022 00:00am

    OM Dark Sky Park and Observatory, Cookstown, BT79 8JH

    More info
  • Stars and Stones Experience – Winter 2022

    Saturday 1st October 2022 from 20:00pm to 23:00pm

    OM Dark Sky Park and Observatory, Cookstown, BT79 8JH

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  • Stars and Stones Experience – Winter 2022

    Saturday 8th October 2022 from 20:00pm to 23:00pm

    OM Dark Sky Park and Observatory, Cookstown, BT79 8JH

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  • Stars and Stones Experience – Winter 2022

    Saturday 15th October 2022 from 20:00pm to 23:00pm

    OM Dark Sky Park and Observatory, Cookstown, BT79 8JH

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  • Stars and Stones Experience – Winter 2022

    Saturday 22nd October 2022 from 20:00pm to 23:00pm

    OM Dark Sky Park and Observatory, Cookstown, BT79 8JH

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  • Stars and Stones Experience – Winter 2022

    Saturday 29th October 2022 from 20:00pm to 23:00pm

    OM Dark Sky Park and Observatory, Cookstown, BT79 8JH

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