Perseid meteor shower August 2018

Stargazers love a good meteor shower & the Perseids are perhaps the most popular! You should see about 60-70 meteors per hour on the night of 12-13 August 2018.

Mars in opposition: 27 July 2018

On the night of 27 July 2018 Mars will reach opposition – ie. Mars & the Sun are on directly opposite sides of the sky as seen from the Earth. The dark skies of Barrington Tops are the perfect place to see the red planet!

Milky Way stargazing

Extraordinary nature in Barrington Tops… dark sky gazing. Did you know that not all views of the Milky Way are created equal?