Cygnus Observatory at Washington Wetland Centre
Washington Wetland Centre, Washington, Sunderland, NE38 8LE
Everyone is welcome to this public open evening of the Cygnus Observatory at the Washington Wetland Centre.
The observatory is usually open every Thursday and Sunday evening to members and non-members from 7 – 9 pm. Please note that these events are subject to volunteer availability and weather conditions.
Astronomers from the Sunderland Astronomical Society will operate telescopes and answer questions. So if you have a telescope, bring it along for expert advice!
On the third Sunday of each month, the group meets for a more formal session that includes a presentation by a guest speaker.
These events are an excellent opportunity to learn more about their Society and possibly join their group.
As details for these events are subject to change, we recommend contacting the Society if you plan to attend.
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.
Below is a list of Cygnus Observatory public open evening events at Cygnus Observatory at Washington Wetland Centre. You can view events at this location on a calendar.
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