Newchurch Observatory Open Night

Thursday 28th March 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

The Isle of Wight Observatory

Watery Lane, Newchurch, PO36 0LX


The Newchurch Observatory on the Isle of Wight is open to visitors every Thursday evening with events being run by the friendly and welcoming astronomers from Vectis Astronomical Society. As a registered charity there is no charge for admission however donations are welcome and appreciated. If you're a local or even visiting the Isle of Wight on holiday why not join them for an evening of stargazing?

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


This event is being organised by Vectis Astronomical Society 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!


Please contact Vectis Astronomical Society directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.

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Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a suburban setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

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