Durlston Astronomy Centre and Observatory
Durlston Country Park, Swanage, Dorset, BH19 2JL
Join the welcoming astronomers from the Wessex Astronomical Society for an observing session at their fantastic observatory located in Durlston Country Park.
This event includes Perseid meteors, Saturn and the summer constellations.
No booking is required to attend this event; a small fee is payable on the door.
For full details on how to attend this event, including how to book, please see the event's official website.Visit event website
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 13th Aug
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.
Below is a list of events at Durlston Astronomy Centre and Observatory. View these events on a calendar.