Norman Lockyer Observatory Open Evening

Saturday 1st April 2017 from 19:15pm to 21:15pm

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Norman Lockyer Observatory

Salcombe Hill Road, Sidmouth, Devon, EX10 0NY


Event 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.

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 Norman Lockyer Astronomical Society. 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 semi-rural setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

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Location darkness on Saturday 1st April 2017

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Norman Lockyer Observatory on the evening of this event. Yellow areas show when the skies are not dark due to daylight (bold yellow) and moonlight (faded yellow). Click on the image for an explanation on how darkness is determined.


Event bookings & availability

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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