Photograph the Perseid Meteor Shower at Raby Castle

Photograph the Perseid Meteor Shower at Raby Castle

Monday 12th August 2019 from 21:30pm to 23:59pm

Raby Castle
Staindrop, Barnard Castle, DL2 3AH

August 12th 2019 sees the peak of one of the most prolific meteor showers of the season, the Perseids. Join expert astrophotographer Gary Lintern for this exclusive access event to Raby Castle for night photography, both inside and out. The Moon will be up, which does affect visibility of some of the meteors, but many of the Perseids are so bright, that they can still be seen and photographed clearly. These events are ideal for photographers of all experience levels.

Please note that this event has already taken place on 12/08/2019


Event organiser

Gary Lintern Photography

Gary Lintern Photography is organising this event

Please contact Gary Lintern Photography directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.


Event booking

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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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