Rosse Observatory Open Night

Tuesday 28th March 2017 from 19:15pm to 21:30pm


Rosse Observatory

Carleton Road, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ

Event description

Join members of West Yorkshire Astronomical Society for this one of their regular public open evenings at Rosse Observatory. The observatory offers a classroom area for presentations if it's cloudy although the observatory is located in a fairly light polluted area there are some great views to be had through their large aperture reflecting telescope. Small entrance fee for adults, children free!

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 West Yorkshire 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 urban setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

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

Event bookings & availability

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

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