The Malcolm Parry Observatory
The Long Eaton School, Nottingham, NG10 3NP, East Midlands
Open to the general public these meetings will begin with a talk on an astronomical topic followed by observing if the skies are clear. If you would like to attend a £2 donation is asked for towards refreshments and other costs. No prior booking required. Under 16’s can attend for free but must be accompanied by an adult. Refreshments are available from approx. 6:30pm for the Community Open Dome which starts at 7pm and 5:30pm for the Family Open Dome which starts at 6pm (please check with the event organiser as to which type of open dome night this particular event is!)
Please note that this event has already taken place on 28/03/2019
For full details on how to attend this event, including how to book, please see the event's official website.Visit event website
The below chart shows if and when the skies will be at their darkest during this event. Moonlight is shown in light yellow and the Sun's twilight in light blue. Midnight on the date shown is shown as a white line with sunset to the left and sunrise the next morning to the right. A black background with stars shows the best times for stargazing.
Thu 28th Mar
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.