Winter Stargazing at Sheffield Park

Saturday 18th November 2017 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm

Sheffield Park & Garden - National Trust

Sheffield Park, Uckfield, TN22 3QX


Join astronomers from the Seven Sisters Astronomical Society for a stargazing experience on our parkland. Feel free to bring along your own telescopes to try them out or learn more about how to set them up for viewing. Includes a warming winter supper and hot drink.

The evening will start with a warm supper, followed by a talk by a local space communicator. After this, weather permitting, we will head outside to view. In the event of cloudy weather, there will be a virtual astronomical tour.

Booking essential.

- Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.

- Event will involve stargazing and observing the skies through telescopes weather permitting


This event is being organised by National Trust 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 National Trust directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.

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Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a rural setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

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The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

Location darkness on Saturday 18th November 2017

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