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.
Please note that this has already taken place on 30/11/2023
Sunderland Astronomical Society is organising this event
Please contact Sunderland 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.
Thu 30th Nov
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.
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