Chesterfield Barnett Observatory
Hastings Close, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S41 8RH, East Midlands
Visitors are welcome to join the friendly and enthusiastic members of the Chesterfield Astronomical Society at this informal observing session at their observatory which occurs every Friday from September to April.
The session starts at 8 pm and finishes when the last person leaves, usually around 9:30 pm; however, it can go on until much later.
There is no need to book — pop in if the weather looks good. A small donation of £2 is asked to help maintain the observatory.
Please note that this has already taken place on 08/12/2023
Chesterfield Astronomical Society is organising this event
Please contact Chesterfield Astronomical Society directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.
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.
Fri 8th Dec
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.