Perseids Meteor Shower 2017 - Scottish Dark Sky Observatory

Perseids Meteor Shower 2017 - Scottish Dark Sky Observatory

Sunday 13th August 2017 from 22:00pm to 23:30pm

Scottish Dark Sky Observatory
Craigengillan Lodge, Dalmellington, East Ayrshire, KA6 7PZ

See shooting stars galore from the fantastic location of the Scottish Dark Sky Observatory! This special event is timed for when the meteors will be at their peak in the late evening of August 13th and before moon-rise. The event includes an introductory talk, tour of the observatory and meteor spotting from the observation deck.

Please note that this event has already taken place on 13/08/2017

Event organiser

Scottish Dark Sky Observatory

Scottish Dark Sky Observatory is organising this event

Please contact Scottish Dark Sky Observatory 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.

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