The Perseids and Summer Triangle

Saturday 11th August 2018 from 22:30pm to 23:59pm

Richmond Memorial Hall - Tomintoul

Tomintoul, Ballindalloch, AB37 9ET


Visitors and locals are invited to join members of the Tomintoul and Glenlivet Landscape Partnership for this event spotting Perseids meteors, also an opportunity to observe the planets Saturn and Mars through a telescope.

- Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.

- Event will involve stargazing and observing the skies through telescopes weather permitting


This event is being organised by Tomintoul and Glenlivet Landscape Partnership 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!


Please contact Tomintoul and Glenlivet Landscape Partnership directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.

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Location light pollution

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

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The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

Location darkness on Saturday 11th August 2018

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