Breckland Observatory Open Night

Tuesday 21st March 2017 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

Breckland Astronomical Observatory

Great Ellingham, Near Attleborough, NR17


Event description

Members of the public are welcome to join astronomers from Breckland Astronomical Society for this regular open evening of their observatory at Great Ellingham. These events are weather dependent and will only go ahead if the weather permits observing. Visits are by prior arrangement only so please contact the Society before visiting.

Observing Only

This event is weather dependent and will only take place if the skies are clear enough for observing. It is therefore necessary to check the weather forecast and confirm with the event organisers that this event is going ahead.


Event organiser

This event is being organised by Breckland Astronomical Society. For details of how to contact them and for more information about this event see "Event bookings & availability" below. Please check that this event is indeed going ahead before travelling.


Light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a semi-rural setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

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The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

Location darkness on Tuesday 21st March 2017

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Breckland Astronomical Observatory on the evening of this event. Yellow areas show when the skies are not dark due to daylight (bold yellow) and moonlight (faded yellow). Click on the image for an explanation on how darkness is determined.


Event bookings & availability

The event organiser (Breckland Astronomical Society) is dealing with all bookings for this event, please visit their website for more details.

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