Solar Gazing with North Essex Astronomical Society

Saturday 24th August 2019 from 12:00pm to 15:00pm

Abberton Reservoir Visitor Centre

Abberton Reservoir, Colchester, CO2 0EU


Join astronomers from North Essex Astronomical Society and see our closest star the Sun as you may never have done before! Specialist solar telescopes will be set up to observe the Sun in complete safety -- see any visible sunspots, huge solar prominences and flares. The team will be will be happy to answer questions on astronomy and telescopes in general. There is no need to book for this event, just turn up any time during the event and make your way to the veranda just through the tearoom.

- Event includes observing the Sun through special solar telescopes

Corona virus

Please be aware that due to the Coronavirus it is likely that this event has been cancelled or postponed. If you are considering attending this event please double check with the event organiser directly to confirm. If this event is indeed affected the organisers will no doubt need your support in the future -- please do consider attending an event of theirs when possible! Thank you!


This event is being organised by North Essex Astronomical Society who should be contacted if you have any queries. We highly recommend you confirm this event is indeed going ahead before travelling. If you do attend it would be fantastic if you could let the organiser know you found them via Go Stargazing!


Please contact North Essex Astronomical Society directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.

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