Sherwood Observatory

Near Coxmoor Golf Club, Mansfield, NG17 5LF

Location description

Home of the Mansfield & Sutton Astronomical Society who regularly open their observatory to the public.


Location event organiser

Mansfield & Sutton Astronomical Society organises stargazing events at this location.


Observatory

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


Tonight's weather forecast

17/08/17
19:00
18°
35%
17/08/17
22:00
16°
1%
18/08/17
01:00
15°
5%
18/08/17
04:00
14°
15%
Weather forecast for Sutton In Ashfield (1.83 miles away) updated 17/08/17 at 16:00.

Light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a suburban 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.

Forthcoming events at this location

Sherwood Observatory Open Evening

Saturday 30th September 2017 from 18:45pm to 23:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Sherwood Observatory Open Evening

Saturday 28th October 2017 from 18:45pm to 23:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Sherwood Observatory Open Evening

Saturday 25th November 2017 from 18:45pm to 23:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Sherwood Observatory Open Evening

Saturday 27th January 2018 from 18:45pm to 23:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Sherwood Observatory Open Evening

Saturday 24th February 2018 from 18:45pm to 23:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Sherwood Observatory Open Evening

Saturday 24th March 2018 from 18:45pm to 23:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

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When to visit

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

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