Mills Observatory Open Night

Friday 14th December 2018 from 17:00pm to 22:00pm

Mills Observatory

Glamis Road, Balgay Park, Dundee, DD2 2UB


Description

Everyone is invited to join the astronomers at Mills Observatory for this one of their regular free weekday evening open nights through the Winter season (October 2018 to March 2019).

Observe breathtaking views of the moon and planets and see some of the brighter star-clusters, nebulae and galaxies through their huge state-of-the-art 16 inch diameter telescope.

With free admission and free parking these events offer a fantastic family evening out and great value too! No booking required -- just turn up!

- Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.

- Event will involve stargazing and observing the skies through telescopes weather permitting


Corona virus

Please be aware that due to the Coronavirus it is quite possible that this event has been cancelled or postponed, if you are considering attending this event please double check with the event organiser directly to confirm. If this event is indeed affected the organisers will no doubt need your support in the future -- please do consider attending an event of theirs when possible! Thank you!


Organiser

This event is being organised by Mills Observatory who should be contacted if you have any queries. We highly recommend you confirm this event is indeed going ahead before travelling. If you do attend it would be fantastic if you could let the organiser know you found them via Go Stargazing!


Bookings

No booking is required for these events, simply turn up on the evening!

Go to the organiser's web page for this event


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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The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

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