Norman Lockyer Observatory Open Evening

Thursday 24th August 2017 from 19:15pm to 21:15pm

Norman Lockyer Observatory

Salcombe Hill Road, Sidmouth, Devon, EX10 0NY


Description

Tour of the history telescopes at the Norman Lockyer Observatory to include a short talk, planetarium presentation, tour of the technology centre and observing if clear. Entrance fee applies, no need to pre-book.

- Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.

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


Organiser

This event is being organised by Norman Lockyer Astronomical Society who should be contacted if you have any queries. Please confirm this event is indeed going ahead before travelling.


Bookings

The event organiser (Norman Lockyer Astronomical Society) is dealing with all bookings for this event, please visit their website for more details.

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Location light pollution

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

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Location darkness on Thursday 24th August 2017

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