Lunar Eclipse at Par Beach

Friday 27th July 2018 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

Par Beach Picnic Area

Par, St Blazey, PL24 2AR, South West


The Friends of Par Beach in association with the Roseland Observatory are organising a special event to see the lunar eclipse from the picnic area at Par Beach. See the "blood moon" rising along with the planets Jupiter, Saturn and Mars on the same evening. Excellent opportunity for a family evening out. Small fee for non-members.

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This event is being organised by Roseland Observatory who should be contacted if you have any queries. We highly recommend you confirm this event is indeed going ahead before travelling. If you do attend it would be fantastic if you could let the organiser know you found them via Go Stargazing!


This event is free of charge to members of the Friends of Par Beach and £2 to non-members. No booking required.

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Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a suburban setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

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