Chesterfield Barnett Observatory

Chesterfield Barnett Observatory

Hastings Close, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S41 8RH, East Midlands

Run by the enthusiastic members of Chesterfield Astronomical Society the Chesterfield Barnett Observatory is a wonderful facility housing a huge and impressive 18″ aperture telescope and lecture room with excellent amenities. The location is frequently open to the public and is very much worth a visit!


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Chesterfield Astronomical Society

Chesterfield Astronomical Society organises events at this location

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


Weather forecast

  • 15/06/24

    12° 49%
  • 15/06/24

    11° 12%
  • 16/06/24

    10° 55%
  • 16/06/24

    10° 74%

Weather forecast for Chesterfield (1.6 miles away) updated 15/06/24 at 12:00.




Events nearby

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  • Observing at Flamsteed Observatory

    Saturday 15th June 2024 from 21:30pm to 23:30pm

    Flamsteed Observatory, Derby, DE6 3BY (18.9 miles away)

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  • Huddersfield Astronomical Society meeting and observing

    Tuesday 18th June 2024 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Lockwood Park Bowling Pavilion, Huddersfield, HD4 6EN (29.9 miles away)

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  • Mexborough & Swinton Astronomical Society Meeting

    Thursday 20th June 2024 from 19:45pm to 22:00pm

    Swinton Bottom Club, Swinton, S64 8AU (17.3 miles away)

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  • Practical Astronomy with Nottingham Astronomical Society

    Thursday 20th June 2024 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    Burnside Hall - Plumtree, Nottingham, NG12 5ND (29.0 miles away)

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  • Derby & District Astronomical Society introduction to astronomy

    Friday 21st June 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    Friends Meeting House - Derby, Derby, DE1 3GY (22.5 miles away)

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