Perseid Meteor Shower with Dark Sky Wales

Perseid Meteor Shower with Dark Sky Wales

Friday 16th August 2019 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm

Brecon - Libanus Mountain Centre
Libanus, Brecon, Powys, LD3 8ER, Wales

Enjoy a night of stargazing activities, including a tour of the night sky in our mobile planetarium, and fascinating talks from members of Dark Sky Wales. If the skies are clear you can also view the award winning dark skies of the Brecon Beacons National Park through a selection of telescopes.

The jewel in the sky will be the Perseid meteor shower and Martin Griffiths, Lead Presenter Dark Sky Wales, will also give a presentation on this fascinating astronomical event. If the weather is against us, this event will still go ahead with the presentation and mobile planetarium.

Please note that this event has already taken place on 16/08/2019


Event organiser

Brecon Beacons National Park

Brecon Beacons National Park is organising this event

Please contact Brecon Beacons National Park directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.


Event booking

For full details on how to attend this event, including how to book, please see the event's official website.

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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.



Forthcoming events

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    Wednesday 29th September 2021 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm

    Brecon – Libanus Mountain Centre, Libanus, Brecon, Powys, LD3 8ER, Wales

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  • Group Stargazing in the Brecon Beacons

    Thursday 30th September 2021 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm

    Brecon – Libanus Mountain Centre, Libanus, Brecon, Powys, LD3 8ER, Wales

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  • Group Stargazing in the Brecon Beacons

    Wednesday 6th October 2021 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    Brecon – Libanus Mountain Centre, Libanus, Brecon, Powys, LD3 8ER, Wales

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  • Group Stargazing in the Brecon Beacons

    Thursday 7th October 2021 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    Brecon – Libanus Mountain Centre, Libanus, Brecon, Powys, LD3 8ER, Wales

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  • Group Stargazing in the Brecon Beacons

    Saturday 9th October 2021 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    Brecon – Libanus Mountain Centre, Libanus, Brecon, Powys, LD3 8ER, Wales

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  • Stargazing and astrophotography in Brecon

    Monday 11th October 2021 from 20:00pm to 23:00pm

    Brecon – Libanus Mountain Centre, Libanus, Brecon, Powys, LD3 8ER, Wales

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