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Orionids Shower


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The Orionids meteor shower is regarded as a good shower, with potentially as many as 20 meteors each hour visible from good dark skies on moonless nights. This year, we have the moon setting early, which should give us good conditions.

As well as the shooting stars, you will be able to use our high tech instruments, computers and cameras, to make your night unforgettable – including talks in the classroom and tours of the facility. To the backdrop of birds on the lake…it’s magical!

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