Norman Fisher Observatory at Kenley
Near Kenley Aerodrome, Kenley, Surrey, CR8 5EP
The welcoming members of the Croydon Astronomical Society open their Norman Fisher Observatory near Kenley Aerodrome every Saturday evening from around the beginning of September through to the end of April. These open evenings are weather permitting and only go ahead if the skies are clear enough to allow observing.
Parking is nearby in Hayes Lane, just a couple of hundred metres to the south, at the Royal Air Force Kenley Tribute.
These events are free of charge, and there is no need to book. Opening time depends on sunset and is usually 8:00 pm as long as it is after dark.
Check for announcements on their website to see if this event is going ahead. Clear skies!
Please note that this event has already taken place on 29/01/2022
Croydon Astronomical Society is organising this event
Please contact Croydon 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.
Sat 29th Jan
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.
Below is a list of events at Norman Fisher Observatory at Kenley. View these events on a calendar.