RSPB St Aidan's Nature Park
Astley Lane, Leeds, LS26 8AL
Visit RSPB St Aidan’s for an evening being wowed by the Lyrid meteor shower, led by the Wakefield and District Astronomical Society. This session will give you opportunity to learn about when, how and why meteor showers occur, with experts also on hand to point out other amazing astronomical features visible in the night sky such as planets, constellations and galaxies. Your ticket price includes entry into a prize draw for a chance to win an astronomical telescope!
Please note that this event has already taken place on 23/04/2019
Wakefield & District Astronomical Society is organising this event
Please contact Wakefield & District 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.
Tue 23rd Apr
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.