Wynyard Observatory Open Night

Tuesday 21st March 2017 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

Wynyard Planetarium & Observatory

Thorpe Thewles, Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham, TS21 3JG


Description

Join astronomers from Teeside Astronomical Science Centre for their regular Tuesday evening open night at their observatory in Wynyard Park, near the planetarium.

These events are weather dependent -- if the skies are looking like they will be clear you are welcome to come along, free of charge and without the need to book your visit in advance.

This is a great opportunity for everyone including families to experience observing interesting and distant objects through a large telescope!

- This event is weather dependent and will only take place if the skies are clear enough for observing. It is therefore necessary to check the weather forecast and confirm with the event organisers that this event is going ahead.


Organiser

This event is being organised by Teeside Astronomy Science Centre who should be contacted if you have any queries. Please confirm this event is indeed going ahead before travelling.


Bookings

If the weather forecast is looking good the observatory will be attended and open. To contact the observatory the best method is via Facebook -- click the link below.

Go to the organiser's web page for this event


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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