Walltown Country Park
Walltown Quarry, Greenhead, Cumbria, CA8 7HF
This informal event organised by the Newcastle Astronomical Society is to watch the Perseids meteor shower from Walltown Country Park at their peak on the evening of the 12th of August, with a backup date of the 13th of August in case of bad weather. This event has been added to Facebook, please contact the Society directly for details.
Newcastle Astronomical Society is organising this event
Please contact Newcastle Astronomical Society directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.
Email: [email protected]
Facebook: Newcastle Astronomical Society
For full details on how to attend this event, including how to book, please see the event's official website.Visit event website
Weather forecast for Greenhead Youth Hostel (0.9 miles away) updated 11/08/22 at 04:00.
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.
Fri 12th Aug
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 Walltown Country Park. View these events on a calendar.