Sherwood Pines Forest Visitor Centre - Forestry England
Edwinstowe, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, NG21 9HN, East Midlands
Join the team from Sherwood Pines for a wonderful evening exploring the night sky!
We will take a tour of the beautiful summer constellations and also hunt down the magnificent planet of Saturn. Our powerful telescopes will reveal its exquisite rings and we’ll keep eyes peeled for Jupiter rising in the east! There’ll also be a colourful beginner’s presentation.
This event is suitable for all abilities, however if you are a beginner we will introduce you to stargazing, guide you through how to observe the night sky and give you tips about the best equipment to use.
Please note that this has already taken place on 07/10/2023
For full details on how to attend this event, including how to book, please see the event's official website.Visit event website
The below chart shows if and when the skies will be at their darkest during this event. Moonlight is shown in light yellow and the Sun's twilight in light blue. Midnight on the date shown is shown as a white line with sunset to the left and sunrise the next morning to the right. A black background with stars shows the best times for stargazing.
Sat 7th Oct
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