Chesterfield Barnett Observatory

Hastings Close, Chesterfield, S41 8RH, East Midlands

Location description

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!


Location event organiser

Chesterfield Astronomical Society organises stargazing events at this location.


Astronomical society

Meeting place for local astronomical society, often in a location that enables stargazing and observing.


Observatory

Location has an observatory that is accessible to the public by prior arrangement or during public events.


Tonight's weather forecast

21/11
18:00
10%
21/11
21:00
10%
22/11
00:00
18%
22/11
03:00
47%
22/11
06:00
50%
Weather forecast for Chesterfield (1.63 miles away) updated 21/11/19 at 12:03.

Location light pollution

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

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

Forthcoming events at this location

Chesterfield Barnett Observatory - All Welcome!

Friday 22nd November 2019 from 20:00pm to 23:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Chesterfield Barnett Observatory - All Welcome!

Friday 29th November 2019 from 20:00pm to 23:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Chesterfield Barnett Observatory - All Welcome!

Friday 6th December 2019 from 20:00pm to 23:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Chesterfield Barnett Observatory - All Welcome!

Friday 13th December 2019 from 20:00pm to 23:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Chesterfield Barnett Observatory - All Welcome!

Friday 20th December 2019 from 20:00pm to 23:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Chesterfield Barnett Observatory - All Welcome!

Friday 27th December 2019 from 20:00pm to 23:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Location

When to visit

The best time to visit Chesterfield Barnett Observatory can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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