Wirksworth Stardisc

Wirksworth Stardisc

Stoney Wood, Wirksworth, DE4 4EN

Commanding stunning views over the Ecclesbourne Valley as well as starry skies above the Wirksworth Stardisc is a fascinating art installation and stargazing site. First opened in September 2011 the location receives thousands of visitors each year.

The installation features a stone circle measuring 12m across with star charts engraved into black granite stone along with the names of constellations visible from the Northern hemisphere.

It is free to visit and open to everyone 24 hours a day all year round.


Weather forecast

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  • 16/05/21

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  • 16/05/21

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Weather forecast for Wirksworth (0.4 miles away) updated 15/05/21 at 20:00.




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  • Practical Astronomy with Nottingham Astronomical Society

    Thursday 20th May 2021 from 19:30pm to 22:30pm

    Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

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  • Chesterfield Barnett Observatory Open Evening

    Friday 21st May 2021 from 20:00pm to 23:30pm

    Observing (if clear)

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  • Chesterfield Barnett Observatory Open Evening

    Friday 28th May 2021 from 20:00pm to 23:30pm

    Observing (if clear)

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  • Chesterfield Barnett Observatory Open Evening

    Friday 4th June 2021 from 20:00pm to 23:30pm

    Observing (if clear)

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  • Chesterfield Barnett Observatory Open Evening

    Friday 11th June 2021 from 20:00pm to 23:30pm

    Observing (if clear)

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