See the Lyrid Meteor Shower at RSPB St Aidans

See the Lyrid Meteor Shower at RSPB St Aidans

Tuesday 23rd April 2019 from 20:30pm to 22:30pm

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


Event organiser

Wakefield & District Astronomical Society

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.


Event booking

Tickets for this event are available via Eventbrite.

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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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