Solar Day at Sherwood Observatory

Solar Day at Sherwood Observatory

Sunday 1st September 2019 from 12:00pm to 16:00pm

Sherwood Observatory
Near Coxmoor Golf Club, Mansfield, NG17 5LF

Join members of Mansfield & Sutton Astronomical Society as they open their observatory for a day of observing the Sun using special solar telescopes. Please contact event organisers to confirm opening times. Small entry fee payable on the door and no prior booking required.

Please note that this event has already taken place on 01/09/2019


Event organiser

Mansfield & Sutton Astronomical Society

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.


Event booking

For full details on how to attend this event, including how to book, please see the event's official website.

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Event darkness

The Moon has a big impact on the visibility of celestial bodies in the night sky. Try to plan your stargazing when there is no bright Moon at night as this is when the skies will be at their darkest.

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.



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  • Sherwood Observatory Public Open Evening

    Saturday 16th October 2021 from 18:30pm to 23:00pm

    Sherwood Observatory, Near Coxmoor Golf Club, Mansfield, NG17 5LF

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