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Stargazing in London – Perseids Meteor observing on Primrose Hill

11 August 2022 @ 9:00 pm - 12 August 2022 @ 3:00 am

Free
August Astronomy Meeting – Tuesday 26 July

Stargazing proves to be possible in a centre of London. The Baker Street Irregular Astronomers gather on a monthly basis to observe the night (or evening) sky from the Regents Park which happens to be the darkest spot in central London. This time the community meets yet again for observing the Perseids meteor ‘shower’.

A note from Eric, one of the organisers of The Baker Street Irregular Astronomers:

Last year we met in August to view the Perseids meteor ‘shower’ in Primrose Hill park. Irregulars so enjoyed their time that we have decided to have meeting spotting meteor trails again this year.

Irregulars will meet on Thursday 11 August at 9pm at the gate on Prince Albert Road, next to Ormonde Terrace before walking to the Irregulars field to view the Perseid meteor ‘shower’ until the early hours of Friday.

Twilight does not fall until just before 11pm, lasting until 3am so we should have a few hours to bag Perseids!

A bright moon will be prominent and bright, being Full the following day. Saturn, rising at 8.40pm, will be close to the Moon very low down in south-east and Jupiter will be rising at 10pm so please bring your small telescopes for observing.

Remember to bring a ground covering to sit and lie upon, a red light touch (if you have one) and adequate refreshments (liquid as well as snacks) to sustain oneself. There is no cafe or shelter in the park.

Contact me at ericemms AT aol DOT com to confirm your attendance.

Clear skies,

Eric
for Baker Street Irregular Astronomers

Details

Start:
11 August 2022 @ 9:00 pm
End:
12 August 2022 @ 3:00 am
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.bakerstreetastro.org/meetings/

Organiser

The Baker Street Irregular Astronomers
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Venue

Primrose Hill park
Primrose Hill Park
London, NW1 4NR United Kingdom
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