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


Description

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.

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

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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 Friday 16th August 2019

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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