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Public open event- Theme "Galaxies"
Mansfield & Sutton Astronomical Society
Sherwood Observatory, Coxmoor road, NG17 5LF
Sat Nov 17, 2018
Time: 6.45pm
Price: Adults £5, Under 16 - £1 (under 16’s must be accompanied by an adult)
Experience the wonders of the night sky from Sherwood observatory on Saturday 17th November, Nottinghamshire. Our third open event is themed "Galaxies" and is the basis of the rolling talk throughout the evening. We boast a computer controlled 24-inch Newtonian reflecting telescope and will be opened up for the public to view wonders of the night sky, in addition there will also be various other telescopes on celestial treasures in the night sky. Also, we will have our radio astronomy section offering real time detection of meteors. Refreshments and astronomy themed merchandise will be available too. There is disabled access to all areas and toilets, but please note that the main telescope is housed in the dome at the top of a spiral staircase. There is limited free on-site parking and visitors are advised to wrap up warm.

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