See the Orionid Meteor Shower with Galloway Forest Astronomical Society

See the Orionid Meteor Shower with Galloway Forest Astronomical Society

Saturday 21st October 2023 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

Glentrool Hive
Glentrool, Newton Stewart, Wigtownshire, DG8 6SY

Join the team from the Glentrool Hive in collaboration with the Galloway Forest Astronomical Society to witness the spectacular Orionid meteor shower. Telescopes will be on hand, please feel free to bring your own. The event includes an indoor presentation should the weather not be on our side! Hot refreshments available.

Please note that this has already taken place on 21/10/2023


Event organiser

Galloway Forest Astronomical Society

Galloway Forest Astronomical Society is organising this event

Please contact Galloway Forest Astronomical Society directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.


Event booking

For further details and how to book please see the Glentrool Hive website.

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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.



Stay and gaze nearby

Stay at one of these stargazing-friendly accommodation providers.

  • Drumroamin Farm Camping & Caravan Site

    Kirkinner, Newton Stewart, Wigtownshire, DG8 9DB (17.7 miles away)

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  • Woodfoot Cottage – Gatehouse of Fleet

    Gatehouse of Fleet, Castle Douglas, Kirkcudbrightshire, DG7 2BJ (18.5 miles away)

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  • Galloway Astronomy Centre

    Craiglemine Cottage, Glasserton, Wigtownshire, DG8 8NE (24.4 miles away)

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