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Majjistral Park organize an event about the Perseid Meteors. The Perseids are a prolific meteor shower associated with the comet Swift–Tuttle.

For this annual event, the organic Farmer Joseph Sciberras will give to the visitors a brief tour of its farm and at sunset time they will sit down for a vegetarian meal.

As it gets darker, visitors lie down in the fields and focus on the night sky with a special guest -astrophysicist Joseph Caruana - who will be showing them the highlights of the summer sky.

Astronomy enthusiast Ramon Casha will be joining the group on the night with a telescope to enable participants to have a closer glimpse of the night sky. As the best of the meteors are always later into the night, it is recommended to bring something warm and comfortable.

Time: 7.15pm Opposite Manikata Church

End time - 10.30pm (or later)

Walk: Just 1km to the farm on slightly uneven terrain.

To bring: A torch (ideally with red filter) , insect repellant, wear sturdy shoes.

Price: Adults: Eur 15, Children Eur 6.

Family price: 2 adults and 2 children: Eur 38.

Booking: on walks@majjistral.org indicating the number of persons and if any children are included and send your contact number.

 

When attending this event, kindly say that you saw it mentioned in www.maltababyandkids.com

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