Wynyard Planetarium and Observatory is a popular stargazing location on the outskirts of Norton near Stockton away from the worst of the area's light pollution.
The observatory is home to a large aperture telescope and gives excellent views of the night skies. Volunteers frequently open the observatory for public stargazing sessions should weather permit.
The planetarium offers a digital projection system displaying full-dome movies. Regular "Public Star Show" presentations are given by experienced and enthusiastic astronomers.
Members of Cleveland and Darlington Astronomical Society hold their monthly meetings here. A great place to visit for families and suitable for anyone with an interest in astronomy.
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Teeside Astronomy Science Centre organises stargazing events at this location.
Meeting place for local astronomical society, often in a location that enables stargazing and observing.
Location has an observatory that is accessible to the public by prior arrangement or during public events.
Location has a planetarium offering astronomy presentations projected onto a 180 degree dome.