Seething Observatory

Toad Lane, Thwaite, NR35 2EQ

Location description

Observatory run by Norwich Astronomical Society who host regular public stargazing events here. Awesome dark skies away from the city lights, well worth the trip out of town for on a clear dark night!


Location event organiser

Norwich Astronomical Society organises stargazing events at this location.


Astronomical society

Meeting place for local astronomical society, often in a location that enables stargazing and observing.


Observatory

Location has an observatory that is accessible to the public by prior arrangement or during public events.


Tonight's weather forecast

21/08/17
19:00
18°
3%
21/08/17
22:00
16°
3%
22/08/17
01:00
15°
5%
22/08/17
04:00
16°
8%
Weather forecast for Hedenham (1.23 miles away) updated 21/08/17 at 00:01.

Light pollution

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

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

When to stargaze at Seething Observatory

This location's rural setting means it benefits from dark skies depending on the time of the year and lunar cycle. In the calendar below where you can see stars indicates when the skies will be dark and the best time to stargaze. Yellow areas show the adverse effects of daylight (bold) and moonlight (faded). Hover over a day to see darkness times or click on a date for more information.

Forthcoming events at this location

Seething Observatory Public Open Night

Friday 15th September 2017 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Seething Observatory Public Open Night

Saturday 16th September 2017 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Seething Observatory Public Open Night

Friday 27th October 2017 from 19:30pm to 22:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Seething Observatory Public Open Night

Saturday 28th October 2017 from 19:30pm to 22:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Seething Observatory Public Open Night

Friday 24th November 2017 from 19:30pm to 22:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Seething Observatory Public Open Night

Saturday 25th November 2017 from 19:30pm to 22:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Seething Observatory Public Open Night

Friday 15th December 2017 from 19:30pm to 22:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Seething Observatory Public Open Night

Saturday 16th December 2017 from 19:30pm to 22:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Seething Observatory Public Open Night

Friday 26th January 2018 from 19:30pm to Friday 20th April 2018 22:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Seething Observatory Public Open Night

Saturday 27th January 2018 from 19:30pm to Saturday 24th March 2018 22:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Seething Observatory Public Open Night - Young Astronomers

Saturday 24th February 2018 from 19:30pm to 22:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Seething Observatory Public Open Night

Friday 23rd March 2018 from 19:30pm to 22:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Seething Observatory Public Open Night

Saturday 24th March 2018 from 19:30pm to 22:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Seething Observatory Public Open Night

Friday 20th April 2018 from 19:30pm to 22:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Seething Observatory Public Open Night

Saturday 21st April 2018 from 19:30pm to 22:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

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The best time to visit Seething Observatory can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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