Home of the Herstmonceux Observatory this is an interactive hands-on science centre promoting interest in science for everyone. The centre itself is open most days with access to the observatory and viewing through the amazing telescopes permitted during regular open evenings. Sat nav users should look up the location’s website for directions.
Location event organiser
Observatory Science Centre organises stargazing events at this location.
Location has an observatory that is accessible to the public by prior arrangement or during public events.
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Location light pollution
When to stargaze at The Observatory Science Centre
This location's semi-rural setting means it benefits from dark skies depending on the time of the year and lunar cycle. In the calendar below where you can see stars indicates when the skies will be dark and the best time to stargaze. Yellow areas show the adverse effects of daylight (bold) and moonlight (faded). Hover over a day to see darkness times or click on a date for more information.