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Cygnus Observatory at Washington Wetland Centre

Cygnus Observatory at Washington Wetland Centre

Washington Wetland Centre, Washington, Sunderland, NE38 8LE

Located within easy travel distance from Sunderland, Newcastle and Durham the Washington Wetland Centre is home to the Cygnus Observatory and run by the friendly and enthusiastic members of Sunderland Astronomical Society, perhaps one of the most active astronomical societies in the UK. Expect to receive a warm welcome and an enjoyable stargazing session at any of their regular public open evenings of the facility!


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Sunderland Astronomical Society

Sunderland Astronomical Society organises events at this location

Please contact Sunderland Astronomical Society directly with any enquiries relating to visiting this location


Weather forecast

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Weather forecast for Washington (1.3 miles away) updated 17/08/22 at 04:00.




Forthcoming events

Below is a list of events at Cygnus Observatory at Washington Wetland Centre. View these events on a calendar.

  • Cygnus Observatory public open evening

    Sunday 4th September 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 11th September 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 18th September 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 25th September 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 2nd October 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 9th October 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

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

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