Near Coxmoor Golf Club, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, NG17 5LF
Mansfield & Sutton Astronomical Society invite you to visit their fabulous Sherwood Observatory on this public open day.
Observe the Sun using special solar telescopes, find out more about meteor detection in their radio astronomy centre, and enjoy refreshments whilst talking about all things astronomical with their friendly society members!
Admission is with pre-booked tickets and costs only a few pounds. All visitors must wear mask’s inside all buildings.
Please note that this event has already taken place on 28/08/2021
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.
Sat 28th Aug
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.
Below is a list of events at Sherwood Observatory. View these events on a calendar.