Cygnus Observatory

Washington Wetland Centre, Washington, Sunderland, NE38 8LE

Location description

Located within easy travel distance from Sunderland, Newcastle and Durham the Washington Wetland Centre, the location for the Cygnus Observatory is home to the Sunderland Astronomical Society, amongst the most active societies in the UK. Expect to receive a friendly welcome and an enjoyable stargazing session!


Location event organiser

Sunderland 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

15/12/17
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15/12/17
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Weather forecast for Washington (1.25 miles away) updated 15/12/17 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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Forthcoming events at this location

Public Observing at Cygnus Observatory

Sunday 17th December 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Public Observing at Cygnus Observatory

Thursday 21st December 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Public Observing at Cygnus Observatory

Sunday 24th December 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Public Observing at Cygnus Observatory

Thursday 28th December 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Public Observing at Cygnus Observatory

Sunday 31st December 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Public Observing at Cygnus Observatory

Thursday 4th January 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Public Observing at Cygnus Observatory

Sunday 7th January 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Public Observing at Cygnus Observatory

Thursday 11th January 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Public Observing at Cygnus Observatory

Sunday 14th January 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Public Observing at Cygnus Observatory

Thursday 18th January 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Public Observing at Cygnus Observatory

Sunday 21st January 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Public Observing at Cygnus Observatory

Thursday 25th January 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Public Observing at Cygnus Observatory

Sunday 28th January 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Public Observing at Cygnus Observatory

Thursday 1st February 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Public Observing at Cygnus Observatory

Sunday 4th February 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Public Observing at Cygnus Observatory

Thursday 8th February 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Public Observing at Cygnus Observatory

Sunday 11th February 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Public Observing at Cygnus Observatory

Thursday 15th February 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Public Observing at Cygnus Observatory

Sunday 18th February 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Public Observing at Cygnus Observatory

Thursday 22nd February 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Public Observing at Cygnus Observatory

Sunday 25th February 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Public Observing at Cygnus Observatory

Thursday 1st March 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Public Observing at Cygnus Observatory

Sunday 4th March 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Public Observing at Cygnus Observatory

Thursday 8th March 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Public Observing at Cygnus Observatory

Sunday 11th March 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Public Observing at Cygnus Observatory

Thursday 15th March 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Public Observing at Cygnus Observatory

Sunday 18th March 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Public Observing at Cygnus Observatory

Thursday 22nd March 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Public Observing at Cygnus Observatory

Sunday 25th March 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Public Observing at Cygnus Observatory

Thursday 29th March 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Public Observing at Cygnus Observatory

Sunday 1st April 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Public Observing at Cygnus Observatory

Thursday 5th April 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Public Observing at Cygnus Observatory

Sunday 8th April 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Public Observing at Cygnus Observatory

Thursday 12th April 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Public Observing at Cygnus Observatory

Sunday 15th April 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Public Observing at Cygnus Observatory

Thursday 19th April 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Public Observing at Cygnus Observatory

Sunday 22nd April 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Public Observing at Cygnus Observatory

Thursday 26th April 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Public Observing at Cygnus Observatory

Sunday 29th April 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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