Visitors are always welcome to join us; entry fee is £2 per person for non members to help pay for the upkeep of the observatory and to contribute towards any expenses incurred for speakers.

 

  • 24 May 2024
    • Observatory Open8:00 PMFriday night is members’ night and the observatory is open to members of the public from 8pm. There is no need to book as guests can just turn up. We would only ask for a £2 visitor donation per adult, and kids are free. Lastly if you wish to see the night sky please come when the skies are clear. We can't always guarantee to show you anything through our telescopes if visibility is poor.
  • 31 May 2024
    • Observatory Open8:00 PMFriday night is members’ night and the observatory is open to members of the public from 8pm. There is no need to book as guests can just turn up. We would only ask for a £2 visitor donation per adult, and kids are free. Lastly if you wish to see the night sky please come when the skies are clear. We can't always guarantee to show you anything through our telescopes if visibility is poor.
  • 7 June 2024
    • Observatory Open8:00 PMFriday night is members’ night and the observatory is open to members of the public from 8pm. There is no need to book as guests can just turn up. We would only ask for a £2 visitor donation per adult, and kids are free. Lastly if you wish to see the night sky please come when the skies are clear. We can't always guarantee to show you anything through our telescopes if visibility is poor.
  • 14 June 2024
    • Nik Szymanek (Zoom) Another talk from Nik on imaging8:10 PM - 9:15 PMAnother talk from Nik on imaging; new
      images and techniques to discuss
  • 21 June 2024
    • Observatory Open8:00 PMFriday night is members’ night and the observatory is open to members of the public from 8pm. There is no need to book as guests can just turn up. We would only ask for a £2 visitor donation per adult, and kids are free. Lastly if you wish to see the night sky please come when the skies are clear. We can't always guarantee to show you anything through our telescopes if visibility is poor.
  • 28 June 2024
    • Observatory Open8:00 PMFriday night is members’ night and the observatory is open to members of the public from 8pm. There is no need to book as guests can just turn up. We would only ask for a £2 visitor donation per adult, and kids are free. Lastly if you wish to see the night sky please come when the skies are clear. We can't always guarantee to show you anything through our telescopes if visibility is poor.
  • 5 July 2024
    • Observatory Open8:00 PMFriday night is members’ night and the observatory is open to members of the public from 8pm. There is no need to book as guests can just turn up. We would only ask for a £2 visitor donation per adult, and kids are free. Lastly if you wish to see the night sky please come when the skies are clear. We can't always guarantee to show you anything through our telescopes if visibility is poor.
  • 12 July 2024
    • John Hardwick CAS (In Person) Atmospheric Optics8:10 PM - 9:15 PMAtmospheric Optics: covers reflection
      refraction and diffraction giving rise to
      rainbows, halos (the Whymper apparition,
      extra-terrestrial halos) and glories. Light
      scattering: colour of the sky, Tyndal’s
      Sunrise on the Pines, the Zodiacal light.
  • 19 July 2024
    • Observatory Open8:00 PMFriday night is members’ night and the observatory is open to members of the public from 8pm. There is no need to book as guests can just turn up. We would only ask for a £2 visitor donation per adult, and kids are free. Lastly if you wish to see the night sky please come when the skies are clear. We can't always guarantee to show you anything through our telescopes if visibility is poor.
  • 26 July 2024
    • Observatory Open8:00 PMFriday night is members’ night and the observatory is open to members of the public from 8pm. There is no need to book as guests can just turn up. We would only ask for a £2 visitor donation per adult, and kids are free. Lastly if you wish to see the night sky please come when the skies are clear. We can't always guarantee to show you anything through our telescopes if visibility is poor.
  • 2 August 2024
    • Observatory Open8:00 PMFriday night is members’ night and the observatory is open to members of the public from 8pm. There is no need to book as guests can just turn up. We would only ask for a £2 visitor donation per adult, and kids are free. Lastly if you wish to see the night sky please come when the skies are clear. We can't always guarantee to show you anything through our telescopes if visibility is poor.
  • 9 August 2024
    • Observatory Open8:00 PMFriday night is members’ night and the observatory is open to members of the public from 8pm. There is no need to book as guests can just turn up. We would only ask for a £2 visitor donation per adult, and kids are free. Lastly if you wish to see the night sky please come when the skies are clear. We can't always guarantee to show you anything through our telescopes if visibility is poor.
  • 16 August 2024
    • Observatory Open8:00 PMFriday night is members’ night and the observatory is open to members of the public from 8pm. There is no need to book as guests can just turn up. We would only ask for a £2 visitor donation per adult, and kids are free. Lastly if you wish to see the night sky please come when the skies are clear. We can't always guarantee to show you anything through our telescopes if visibility is poor.
  • 23 August 2024
    • Observatory Open8:00 PMFriday night is members’ night and the observatory is open to members of the public from 8pm. There is no need to book as guests can just turn up. We would only ask for a £2 visitor donation per adult, and kids are free. Lastly if you wish to see the night sky please come when the skies are clear. We can't always guarantee to show you anything through our telescopes if visibility is poor.
  • 30 August 2024
    • Observatory Open8:00 PMFriday night is members’ night and the observatory is open to members of the public from 8pm. There is no need to book as guests can just turn up. We would only ask for a £2 visitor donation per adult, and kids are free. Lastly if you wish to see the night sky please come when the skies are clear. We can't always guarantee to show you anything through our telescopes if visibility is poor.