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Nottingham Astronomical Society Observatory

Nottingham Astronomical Society Observatory

Cottgrave, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG12 3BN

The Nottingham Astronomical Society Observatory is located on private property leased from Severn Trent Water near the village of Cotgrave in Nottinghamshire. A project to refurbish the facility started in 2021 and saw a large Schmidt Cassegrain telescope installed in the observatory dome. The group has plans to develop the site further, building a warm room and car parking facilities.


Nottingham Astronomical Society Observatory is a private location and is only accessible out of normal hours for stargazing by prior arrangement or when public events are scheduled.

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Events nearby

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  • Leicester Astronomical Society meeting

    Tuesday 9th August 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    National Space Centre, Leicester, LE4 5NS (18.2 miles away)

    More info
  • Observing with Melton and District Astronomical Society

    Friday 12th August 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Gaddesby Village Hall, Melton Mowbray, LE7 4WF (13.8 miles away)

    More info
  • Rosliston Astronomy Group mid-month meeting

    Friday 12th August 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    Rosliston Forestry Centre, Swadlincote, DE12 8JX (28.4 miles away)

    More info
  • Chesterfield Barnett Observatory Open Evening

    Friday 12th August 2022 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    Chesterfield Barnett Observatory, Chesterfield, S41 8RH (29.9 miles away)

    More info
  • Flamsteed Observatory Open Evening

    Saturday 13th August 2022 from 20:30pm to 22:30pm

    Flamsteed Observatory, Derby, DE6 3BY (25.9 miles away)

    More info

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