Filey Country Park
Church Cliff Drive, Filey, YO14 9ET
Everyone is invited to join astronomers from Scarborough and Ryedale Astronomical Society for this special event observing the peak of the annual Perseids meteor shower. Telescopes will be setup in the car park at the far end of Riley Country Park for observing the moon and the planet Saturn. The event is free of charge. Bring warm clothing, a chair, blanket and a hot drink and look up!
Note that this event is weather dependent! Please check the event’s Facebook page at 9pm on 12th August to confirm if the event is going ahead.
Please note that this event has already taken place on 12/08/2017
Scarborough & Ryedale Astronomical Society is organising this event
Please contact Scarborough & Ryedale Astronomical Society directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.
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.
Sat 12th Aug
Sun 13th Aug
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.