Public Open Evening

Public Open Evening

Public stargazing and radio astronomy evening




6:45 PM - 12:45 AM


Come and gaze into our beautiful galaxy and beyond through our 24" computer driven telescope and also a number of portable telescopes on our external pad. Detect incoming meteors and listen to the sounds of space through our radio astronomy equipment. There will be themed talks throughout the evening. Members will be on hand to point out the different stars and constellations. Viewing is weather dependent but other activities will still go ahead. Wrap up warm as the majority of time will be spent outside. There will be activities for children including a quiz and a chance to make a crater. Onsite parking and refreshments. Adults (over 16) £5, under 16's £1 (please note that under 16's must be accompanied by an adult). Disabled access to all areas but please note that the main telescope is situated at the top of a spiral staircase. Booking is not required just turn up.

Sherwood Observatory, Coxmoor Road, Sutton in Ashfield, NG17 5LF events@sherwoodobservatory. 01623552766


Coxmoor Rd NG17, UK

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