Newbury, tweeting under this account, organised and led the tweets on the night. But the efforts were mostly down to a few people. In this article, Discovery interviews Richard Fleet, Chairman of the society who tweets under this account.
The next #meteorwatch will be the Geminids in Mid-December, expected to be more spectacular than the Perseids this year. Between now and then, there will be a second #moonwatch in mid October, to coincide with the International Year of Astronomy, 2009 Autumn Moonwatch.