Thanet Observatory (closed)
Monkton Nature Reserve, Monkton, Kent, CT12 4LH
Join the Monkton Stargazers for this one of their regular public open evening of the Thanet Observatory at Monkton Nature Reserve. Enjoy fantastic views through the observatory’s 12inch Newtonian telescope and gaze at the stars above — the location is probably much darker despite it’s proximity to a nearby agricultural greenhouse installation!
These events take place every 4th Friday of the month (except May, June and July and are free of charge to members of the Reserve. Non members can attend one event for free before being asked to join.
Note that these events are subject to favourable weather conditions and the event start time is subject to change — contact Monkton Reserve before 5pm on the day to confirm any last minute event details.
Please note that this event has already taken place on 01/08/2020
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.