Sungazing has been more miss than hit this season. Unusually the annual Perseid meteor shower did not disappoint. The weather was most co-operative (for a change!). Plenty of smaller meteors and a few real sky-splitters over the course of the evening. We had many visitors and quite a few folks imaging – take a look at the Facebook Group where many pictures have been uploaded.
We finished at around 11pm when the Moon started to rise and wash everything out.
Thanks to everyone who attended!
Here we are setting up after stuffing our faces with the excellent pies at the Sportsman Inn …
Saturday 12th August 2017.
- Planets – a few facts