The Malcolm Parry Observatory

The Long Eaton School, Nottingham, NG10 3NP, East Midlands

Location description

Opened on the 17th January 2012 the Malcolm Parry Observatory at The Long Eaton School has an active schedule of stargazing events throughout the year including frequent "Community Open Dome" events when members of the public can visit the facility. Their "Family Astronomy" evenings aimed at astronomers aged 9 years and upwards are also accessible to all as long you contact the organisers first as are their annual astronomy courses.


Location event organiser

Malcolm Parry Observatory organises stargazing events at this location.


Observatory

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


Tonight's weather forecast

23/05/19
19:00
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23/05/19
22:00
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24/05/19
01:00
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24/05/19
04:00
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Weather forecast for Long Eaton (0.72 miles away) updated 23/05/19 at 18:00.

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

Open Dome Night at the Malcolm Parry Observatory

Thursday 6th June 2019 from 18:00pm to 20:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Open Dome Night at the Malcolm Parry Observatory

Thursday 4th July 2019 from 18:00pm to 20:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Location

When to visit

The best time to visit The Malcolm Parry Observatory can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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