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22nd to 23rd December 2017 – Meteor Shower (Ursids) Peak

Friday 22nd (late evening) to Saturday 23rd (early morning) December 2017 – Ursids meteor shower predicted peak.

Shower is active between 17th and 25th December, peak activity is predicted to be 22nd/23rd December. Predicted maximum hourly rate (ZHR) is around 10 per hour. Viewing is obviously weather and location dependent.

13th to 14th December 2017 – Meteor Shower (Geminids) Peak

Wednesday 13th (late evening) to Thursday 14th (early morning) December 2017 – Geminids meteor shower predicted peak.

Shower is active between 7th and 16th December, peak activity is predicted to be 13th/14th December. Predicted maximum hourly rate (ZHR) is around 75 per hour or more. Viewing is obviously weather and location dependent.

17th to 18th November 2017 – Meteor Shower (Leonids) Peak

Friday 17th (late evening) to Saturday 18th (early morning) November 2017 – Leonids meteor shower predicted peak.

Shower is active between 15th and 20th November, peak activity is predicted to be 17th/18th November. Predicted maximum hourly rate (ZHR) is variable, between 30-300 per hour. Viewing is obviously weather and location dependent.

4th and 5th November 2017 – Fireworks Spectacular, Leeds Castle

Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th November 2017 – Fireworks Spectacular at Leeds Castle in Kent.  Entrance fee is £22 per adult, £14.50 per child (4-15yrs), tickets must be booked in advance.

For more information, click here to visit the official Leeds Castle website.

21st to 23rd October 2017 – Meteor Shower (Orionids) Peak

Saturday 21st (late evening) to Monday 23rd (early morning) October 2017 – Orionids meteor shower predicted peak.

Shower is active between 14th and 31st October, peak activity is predicted to be between 21st and 23rd October. Predicted maximum hourly rate (ZHR) is around 25 per hour. Viewing is obviously weather and location dependent.


  • Next Meeting:

    1. Meeting, Deall Room, 08 January 2019

      January 8, 2019 @ 19:30 - 22:30