Cygnus Observatory at Washington Wetland Centre

Cygnus Observatory at Washington Wetland Centre

Washington Wetland Centre, Washington, Sunderland, NE38 8LE

Located within easy travel distance from Sunderland, Newcastle and Durham the Washington Wetland Centre is home to the Cygnus Observatory and run by the friendly and enthusiastic members of Sunderland Astronomical Society, perhaps one of the most active astronomical societies in the UK. Expect to receive a warm welcome and an enjoyable stargazing session at any of their regular public open evenings of the facility!


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Weather forecast

  • 23/09/21

    15° 4%
  • 23/09/21

    15° 5%
  • 24/09/21

    15° 5%
  • 24/09/21

    14° 1%

Weather forecast for Washington (1.3 miles away) updated 22/09/21 at 20:00.




Events nearby

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  • Durham Astronomical Society Monthly Meeting

    Friday 24th September 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    Durham Botanic Garden, Hollingside Lane, Durham, DH1 3TN (10.2 miles away)

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  • Northumberland Astronomical Society Meeting

    Thursday 30th September 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    Hauxley Nature Reserve and Observatory, Low Hauxley, Newcastle, NE65 0JR (28.8 miles away)

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  • Museum of the Moon talk and stargazing at Durham Cathedral

    Wednesday 6th October 2021 from 18:30pm to 20:30pm

    Durham Cathedral, North Bailey, Durham, DH1 3EH (9.5 miles away)

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  • Stargazing at Northumberland Park with Sunderland Astronomical Society

    Friday 8th October 2021 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm

    Northumberland Park – North Shields, King Edward Road, North Shields, NE30 2ES (8.3 miles away)

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  • Cleveland and District Astronomical Society meeting

    Friday 8th October 2021 from 19:15pm to 21:00pm

    Grindon Parish Hall, Durham Road, Thorpe Thewles, TS21 3JN (20.7 miles away)

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    Wear Bank, Wolsingham, DL3 3BQ (21.0 miles away)

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    Leafields, Ordley, Hexham, NE46 1SX (24.1 miles away)

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  • Hemscott Hill Farm

    Widdrington, Morpeth, NE61 5EQ (24.3 miles away)

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  • The Byre at Woodside Farm

    Folly Top, Eggleston, DL12 0DW (28.6 miles away)

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  • Doe Park Caravan Site

    Cotherstone, Barnard Castle, DL12 9UQ, North East (29.8 miles away)

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