Sherwood Observatory Open Evening

Saturday 25th November 2017 from 18:45pm to 23:00pm

Sherwood Observatory

Near Coxmoor Golf Club, Mansfield, NG17 5LF


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 the event organiser's website for more details.

- Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.

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


Organiser

This event is being organised by Mansfield & Sutton Astronomical Society who should be contacted if you have any queries. Please confirm this event is indeed going ahead before travelling.


Bookings

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

Go to the organiser's web page for this event


Event weather

25/11/17
18:00
8%
25/11/17
21:00
2%
26/11/17
00:00
5%
26/11/17
03:00
11%
Weather forecast for Sutton In Ashfield (1.83 miles away) updated 25/11/17 at 00:00.

Location 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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