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Cygnus Observatory public open evening

Cygnus Observatory public open evening

Thursday, Sunday every week from May 2022 to August 2022

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 open each Thursday and Sunday evening, and no prior booking is required. During the Summer months, weather permitting, it is possible to observe the Sun using special solar telescopes and the Moon.

Astronomers from the Sunderland Astronomical Society will be on hand operating telescopes and answering questions. If you have a telescope, bring it along for expert advice!

These events are an excellent opportunity to learn more about the Society and possibly join their group.


Event organiser

Sunderland Astronomical Society

Sunderland Astronomical Society organises these events

Please contact Sunderland Astronomical Society directly for more details regarding their events.



Forthcoming events

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.

  • Cygnus Observatory public open evening

    Thursday 7th July 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Cygnus Observatory at Washington Wetland Centre, Washington, NE38 8LE

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  • Cygnus Observatory public open evening

    Sunday 10th July 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Cygnus Observatory at Washington Wetland Centre, Washington, NE38 8LE

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  • Cygnus Observatory public open evening

    Thursday 14th July 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Cygnus Observatory at Washington Wetland Centre, Washington, NE38 8LE

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  • Cygnus Observatory public open evening

    Sunday 17th July 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Cygnus Observatory at Washington Wetland Centre, Washington, NE38 8LE

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  • Cygnus Observatory public open evening

    Thursday 21st July 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Cygnus Observatory at Washington Wetland Centre, Washington, NE38 8LE

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  • Cygnus Observatory public open evening

    Sunday 24th July 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Cygnus Observatory at Washington Wetland Centre, Washington, NE38 8LE

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