Orwell Park Observatory
Orwell Park School, Nacton, Suffolk, IP10 0ER
Orwell Park Observatory’s open days allow one to visit the observatory and meet astronomers from the Orwell Astronomical Society. Then, weather permitting, look at the night sky through telescopes and binoculars; if the weather is inclement, visitors will have a tour of the observatory. You do not need to book in advance; however, a small entrance fee applies.
Please note that this has already taken place on 29/10/2022
Orwell Astronomical Society is organising this event
Please contact Orwell Astronomical Society directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.
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.
Sat 29th Oct
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.
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