The Observatory Science Centre
Herstmonceux, Hailsham, East Sussex, BN27 1RN
Join the team from the Observatory Science Centre for a fabulous family afternoon/early evening event. Enjoy all the exhibits indoors and outside and immerse yourself in an ‘out of this world’ experience in a fantastic planetarium show.
All the exhibits will be available both indoors and outside plus the shop, cafe and our outdoor catering van, the Launch Box will also be open. The Launch box will be serving delicious burgers, hot dogs, falafel burgers and fries and you will be able to purchase drinks and snacks in our cafe. A portion of fries is actually included in the cost of the admission.
Although it will still be light outside you will be plunged into darkness to witness some of the most magnificent sights of our awesome night sky in a fantastic, planetarium show in either one of our magnificent domes or our inflatable dome (depending on any restrictions regarding social distancing etc).
Please note that this event has already taken place on 21/05/2022
Observatory Science Centre is organising this event
Please contact Observatory Science Centre 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.
Sat 21st May
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.
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