Orwell Park Observatory
Orwell Park School, Nacton, IP10 0ER
Members of the public can join astronomers from Orwell Astronomical Society for this special public opening of their Orwell Park Observatory, including a tour of the facility and the opportunity to observe the skies through their fantastic 10″ Tomline Refracting telescope, subject to weather conditions. Prior booking is essential.
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.
Tue 8th Feb
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.
Below is a list of events at Orwell Park Observatory. View these events on a calendar.