Seething Observatory Public Open Night

Saturday 1st April 2017 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

Seething Observatory

Toad Lane, Thwaite, NR35 2EQ


Event description

Escape the city lights and go milky way hunting at this well placed observatory. Enjoy a presentation and tour of the observatory facilities and, if the sky is clear, observe through the large aperture telescopes. Small entrance fee, children welcome (8+ recommended), no booking just turn up on the night.

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 Norwich 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 rural setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

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

Location darkness on Saturday 1st April 2017

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Seething 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 (Norwich Astronomical Society) is dealing with all bookings for this event, please visit their website for more details.

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Seething Observatory Public Open Night

Friday 31st March 2017 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
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