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

23/03/19
18:00
4%
23/03/19
21:00
4%
24/03/19
00:00
5%
24/03/19
03:00
5%
Weather forecast for Chesterfield (1.63 miles away) updated 23/03/19 at 20:00.

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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Forthcoming events at this location

Chesterfield Barnett Observatory - All Welcome!

Friday 29th March 2019 from 20:00pm to 23:00pm
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Chesterfield Barnett Observatory - All Welcome!

Friday 5th April 2019 from 20:00pm to Saturday 6th April 2019 00:00am
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Chesterfield Barnett Observatory - All Welcome!

Friday 12th April 2019 from 20:00pm to Saturday 13th April 2019 00:00am
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Chesterfield Barnett Observatory - All Welcome!

Friday 19th April 2019 from 20:00pm to Saturday 20th April 2019 00:00am
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Chesterfield Barnett Observatory - All Welcome!

Friday 26th April 2019 from 20:00pm to Saturday 27th April 2019 00:00am
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Chesterfield Barnett Observatory - All Welcome!

Friday 3rd May 2019 from 20:00pm to Saturday 4th May 2019 00:00am
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Chesterfield Barnett Observatory - All Welcome!

Friday 10th May 2019 from 20:00pm to Saturday 11th May 2019 00:00am
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Chesterfield Barnett Observatory - All Welcome!

Friday 17th May 2019 from 20:00pm to Saturday 18th May 2019 00:00am
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Chesterfield Barnett Observatory - All Welcome!

Friday 24th May 2019 from 20:00pm to Saturday 25th May 2019 00:00am
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Chesterfield Barnett Observatory - All Welcome!

Friday 31st May 2019 from 20:00pm to Saturday 1st June 2019 00:00am
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Chesterfield Barnett Observatory - All Welcome!

Friday 7th June 2019 from 20:00pm to Saturday 8th June 2019 00:00am
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Chesterfield Barnett Observatory - All Welcome!

Friday 14th June 2019 from 20:00pm to Saturday 15th June 2019 00:00am
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Chesterfield Barnett Observatory - All Welcome!

Friday 21st June 2019 from 20:00pm to Saturday 22nd June 2019 00:00am
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Chesterfield Barnett Observatory - All Welcome!

Friday 28th June 2019 from 20:00pm to Saturday 29th June 2019 00:00am
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Chesterfield Barnett Observatory - All Welcome!

Friday 5th July 2019 from 20:00pm to Saturday 6th July 2019 00:00am
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Chesterfield Barnett Observatory - All Welcome!

Friday 12th July 2019 from 20:00pm to Saturday 13th July 2019 00:00am
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Chesterfield Barnett Observatory - All Welcome!

Friday 19th July 2019 from 20:00pm to Saturday 20th July 2019 00:00am
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Chesterfield Barnett Observatory - All Welcome!

Friday 26th July 2019 from 20:00pm to Saturday 27th July 2019 00:00am
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Chesterfield Barnett Observatory - All Welcome!

Friday 2nd August 2019 from 20:00pm to Saturday 3rd August 2019 00:00am
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Chesterfield Barnett Observatory - All Welcome!

Friday 9th August 2019 from 20:00pm to Saturday 10th August 2019 00:00am
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Chesterfield Barnett Observatory - All Welcome!

Friday 16th August 2019 from 20:00pm to Saturday 17th August 2019 00:00am
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Chesterfield Barnett Observatory - All Welcome!

Friday 23rd August 2019 from 20:00pm to Saturday 24th August 2019 00:00am
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Chesterfield Barnett Observatory - All Welcome!

Friday 30th August 2019 from 20:00pm to Saturday 31st August 2019 00:00am
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Chesterfield Barnett Observatory - All Welcome!

Friday 6th September 2019 from 20:00pm to Saturday 7th September 2019 00:00am
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Chesterfield Barnett Observatory - All Welcome!

Friday 13th September 2019 from 20:00pm to Saturday 14th September 2019 00:00am
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Chesterfield Barnett Observatory - All Welcome!

Friday 20th September 2019 from 20:00pm to Saturday 21st September 2019 00:00am
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Chesterfield Barnett Observatory - All Welcome!

Friday 27th September 2019 from 20:00pm to Saturday 28th September 2019 00:00am
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Chesterfield Barnett Observatory - All Welcome!

Friday 4th October 2019 from 20:00pm to Saturday 5th October 2019 00:00am
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Chesterfield Barnett Observatory - All Welcome!

Friday 11th October 2019 from 20:00pm to Saturday 12th October 2019 00:00am
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Chesterfield Barnett Observatory - All Welcome!

Friday 18th October 2019 from 20:00pm to Saturday 19th October 2019 00:00am
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Chesterfield Barnett Observatory - All Welcome!

Friday 25th October 2019 from 20:00pm to Saturday 26th October 2019 00:00am
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Chesterfield Barnett Observatory - All Welcome!

Friday 1st November 2019 from 20:00pm to 23:00pm
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Chesterfield Barnett Observatory - All Welcome!

Friday 8th November 2019 from 20:00pm to 23:00pm
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Chesterfield Barnett Observatory - All Welcome!

Friday 15th November 2019 from 20:00pm to 23:00pm
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Chesterfield Barnett Observatory - All Welcome!

Friday 22nd November 2019 from 20:00pm to 23:00pm
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Chesterfield Barnett Observatory - All Welcome!

Friday 29th November 2019 from 20:00pm to 23:00pm
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Chesterfield Barnett Observatory - All Welcome!

Friday 6th December 2019 from 20:00pm to 23:00pm
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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
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Chesterfield Barnett Observatory - All Welcome!

Friday 27th December 2019 from 20:00pm to 23:00pm
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Location

When to visit

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

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