Trent Astronomical Observatory

Clifton Campus, Erasmus Darwin Buildings, Nottingham, NG11 8NF

Location description

The Trent Astronomical Observatory is located near the Erasmus Darwin buildings on the Clifton Campus of Nottingham Trent University. The observatory is home to several high-tech telescopes made accessible to the public during regular "Open Dome" events.


Location event organiser

Nottingham Trent University 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
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24/05/19
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Weather forecast for Clifton (nottingham) (0.36 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 Trent Astronomical Observatory

Thursday 20th June 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Location

When to visit

The best time to visit Trent Astronomical Observatory can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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