Sherwood Observatory Open Evening

Saturday 1st April 2017 from 18:45pm to 23:00pm

Sherwood Observatory

Near Coxmoor Golf Club, Mansfield, NG17 5LF


Join members of Mansfield & Sutton Astronomical Society as they open their observatory for this popular open evening. The event runs throughout the course of the whole evening with visitors split into groups including a short presentation, observing through their huge 24 inch aperture self made telescope as well joining members for a tour of the night sky and observing through their own telescopes. A great way to spend the evening even if the weather doesn't play ball, families are very welcome. Be mindful of parking restrictions, check their website (linked below) for more details.

- Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.

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


This event is being organised by Mansfield & Sutton Astronomical Society who should be contacted if you have any queries. We highly recommend you confirm this event is indeed going ahead before travelling. If you do attend it would be fantastic if you could let the organiser know you found them via Go Stargazing!


Please contact Mansfield & Sutton Astronomical Society directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.

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