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Nottingham Astronomical Society Observatory

Nottingham Astronomical Society Observatory

Cottgrave, Nottingham, 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.


Private venue - location accessible only by prior arrangement or when public events are scheduled.

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Weather forecast

  • 28/10/21

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  • 29/10/21

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  • 29/10/21

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Weather forecast for Harlequin (2.9 miles away) updated 28/10/21 at 12:00.



Events nearby

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  • Chesterfield Barnett Observatory Open Evening

    Friday 8th April 2022 from 20:00pm to 23:30pm

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

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  • Flamsteed Observatory Open Evening

    Saturday 9th April 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

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

    More info
  • Chesterfield Barnett Observatory Open Evening

    Friday 15th April 2022 from 20:00pm to 23:30pm

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

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  • Practical Astronomy with Nottingham Astronomical Society

    Thursday 21st April 2022 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    Burnside Hall - Plumtree, Nottingham, NG12 5ND (3.5 miles away)

    More info
  • Chesterfield Barnett Observatory Open Evening

    Friday 22nd April 2022 from 20:00pm to 23:30pm

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

    More info

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