Near Coxmoor Golf Club, Mansfield, NG17 5LF
Mansfield & Sutton Astronomical Society are running a practical astronomy course suitable for beginners at their Sherwood Observatory each Friday evening from 2nd November 2018 to 7th December 2018. Each session will commence at 8pm and will be conducted by one of the Society’s experienced astronomers who will give a presentation on a variety of astronomical topics combined with practical viewing through their huge computer controlled 60cm Newtonian Reflector telescope. Viewing is weather dependent with sessions being extended if conditions are favourable. Total cost for all sessions is Adults (over 18) £50 and Juniors (under 18 and accompanied by parent or guardian) £25
Please note that this event has already taken place on 09/11/2018
Mansfield & Sutton Astronomical Society is organising this event
Please contact Mansfield & Sutton 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.
Fri 9th Nov
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.