Shipley Country Park Visitors Centre

Heanor, Shipley, DE75 7GX, East Midlands

Location description

Observing location for Ilkeston and District Astronomical Society who meet here informally on the last Wednesday of every month.


Location event organiser

Ilkeston and District 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.


Tonight's weather forecast

14/08/18
19:00
19°
9%
14/08/18
22:00
17°
4%
15/08/18
01:00
16°
0%
15/08/18
04:00
15°
3%
Weather forecast for Heanor (0.85 miles away) updated 14/08/18 at 06:00.

Location 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

Ilkeston and District Astronomical Society Informal Meeting

Wednesday 29th August 2018 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Ilkeston and District Astronomical Society Informal Meeting

Wednesday 26th September 2018 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Ilkeston and District Astronomical Society Informal Meeting

Wednesday 31st October 2018 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

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When to visit

The best time to visit Shipley Country Park Visitors Centre can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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