High Legh Community Observatory
Abbey Leys Farm, High Legh, WA16 6NS
After a very long break due to Covid, the High Legh Community Observatory will be opening its doors to observe the annual Perseid meteor shower.
Given reasonably clear skies, the observatory will be open on Thursday 12th and Friday 13th August from 9:00 pm.
No need for telescopes or binoculars – bring your eyes! Also, a deckchair or recliner and remember to wrap up warm!
Please note that this event has already taken place on 13/08/2021
High Legh Community Observatory is organising this event
Please contact High Legh Community Observatory directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.
For full details on how to attend this event, including how to book, please see the event's official website.Visit event website
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 13th Aug
Sat 14th Aug
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.