The Flamsteed Observatory is located to the North West of Derby near the village of Brailsford. The facility is run by members of the Derby and District Astronomical Society who regularly run public observing sessions. For the exact location of the observatory please contact the Society directly.
Location events organiser
Derby & District Astronomical Society organises events at this location
Please contact Derby & District Astronomical Society directly with any enquiries relating to visiting this location
Weather forecast for Ashbourne (5.5 miles away) updated 05/12/21 at 04:00.
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.
Best time to visit
The below chart shows when the skies will be at their darkest at this location and therefore the best time to visit. 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. See our dark sky calendar for more details.
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Below is a list of events at Flamsteed Observatory. View these events on a calendar.