Special Perseids Meteor Shower Watching Event at Mleiha

Mleiha Archaeological Centre will host a special sky watching event at its campsite, on 12 August, where guests can witness one of the year’s most awe-inspiring meteor showers.

 The celestial stage is set for an awe-inspiring spectacle as Sharjah’s Mleiha Archaeological Centre gears up to host the much-anticipated Perseids Meteor Shower Watching Event. To be held on 12 August, the event promises an unforgettable night of stargazing, educational activities, and traditional hospitality.

Renowned as one of the year’s most awe-inspiring meteor showers, the Perseids promise swift and bright meteors leaving breathtaking trails of light across Earth’s atmosphere, delighting spectators with around 50 to 100 meteors seen per hour.

Starting at 6.00 p.m., the event will take place at the picturesque Mleiha campsite, providing the perfect setting for an enchanting night under the stars. The event will offer activities designed to captivate attendees of all ages, especially families and astronomy enthusiasts, including telescope viewing of the planets and stars visible that evening. Expert guides will host an engaging quiz and a presentation about the meteor shower to make the evening both educational and entertaining. Guests will also be served delicious meals and refreshments.

Located in the heart of the desert, the Mleiha Archaeological Centre offers an ideal stargazing spot with its dark desert skies and excellent visibility. Developed by the Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq), the center is renowned for its commitment to education, cultural experiences, and thrilling desert adventures, making it a sought-after destination for those with a passion for learning about the cosmos.

Tickets for the Mleiha Perseids Meteor Shower Watching Event are available in Standard and Premium options, with exclusive discounts for Families. Bookings can be made via the official website at https://discovershurooq.ae. For more information and inquiries, contact +971 6 802 1111 or email mleihamanagement@discovermleiha.ae.

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