Flamsteed Observatory Open Evening

Saturday 19th October 2019 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

Flamsteed Observatory

Near Brailsford, Derby, DE6 3BY


Join members of Derby & District Astronomical Society for their monthly public observing session at their Flamsteed Observatory located within easy travel distance north-west from Derby. Events are weather dependent -- please check with event organiser before visiting to confirm the exact location of their observatory and also the event start time which changes throughout the year.

- Event will involve stargazing and observing the skies through telescopes weather permitting


This event is being organised by Derby & District Astronomical Society who should be contacted if you have any queries. We highly recommend you confirm this event is indeed going ahead before travelling. If you do attend it would be fantastic if you could let the organiser know you found them via Go Stargazing!


Please contact Derby & District Astronomical Society directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.

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Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a semi-rural setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

Dark site
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

Location darkness on Saturday 19th October 2019

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Flamsteed Observatory on the evening of this event. Yellow areas show when the skies are not dark due to daylight (bold yellow) and moonlight (faded yellow). Click on the image for an explanation on how darkness is determined.

Event Location

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