Mills Observatory Winter Open Night

Wednesday 22nd March 2017 from 16:00pm to 22:00pm

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Mills Observatory

Glamis Road, Balgay Park, Dundee, DD2 2UB


Event description

You are invited to join the astronomers at Mills Observatory for this one of their regular open evenings. Observe breathtaking views of the moon and planets and despite local light pollution see some of the brighter star-clusters, nebulae and galaxies through their huge state-of-the-art 16 inch diameter telescope. Various space-themed exhibitions are also on show. With free admission and free parking these events offer a fantastic evening out and great value too (small charge applies to planetarium shows).  No booking required -- just turn up!

Observing (if clear)

Event will involve stargazing and observing the skies through telescopes weather permitting

Astronomy Presentation

Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.


Event organiser

This event is being organised by Mills Observatory. For details of how to contact them and for more information about this event see "Event bookings & availability" below. Please check that this event is indeed going ahead before travelling.


Light pollution

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

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

Event bookings & availability

Booking is not required to attend the observatory open evenings -- just turn up!

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