Perseid Meteor Shower at Loch Doon Roundhouse

Perseid Meteor Shower at Loch Doon Roundhouse

Saturday 12th August 2017 from 22:00pm to 23:30pm

Loch Doon Roundhouse
Loch Doon, Dalmellington, KA6

This public event observing the Perseid meteor shower from the shores of loch Doon is being organised by the Doon Valley Astronomy Project.

Please note that this event has already taken place on 12/08/2017

Event booking

Please see the Facebook page (link below) for more details regarding this event.

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Event darkness

The Moon has a big impact on the visibility of celestial bodies in the night sky. Try to plan your stargazing when there is no bright Moon at night as this is when the skies will be at their darkest.

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.



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