Sherwood Observatory Open Evening

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

Sherwood Observatory

Near Coxmoor Golf Club, Mansfield, NG17 5LF


Event description

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.

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 Mansfield & Sutton 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 suburban setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

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

Event bookings & availability

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

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