Ilkeston and District Astronomical Society Informal Meeting

Wednesday 28th August 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

Shipley Country Park Visitors Centre

Heanor, Shipley, DE75 7GX, East Midlands


Informal open meeting of the Ilkeston and District Astronomical Society held on the last Wednesday of every month in the Green Room of the Shipley Park Visitors' Centre. From the small car park at the side of the visitors' centre walk around to the rear and the entrance is adjacent to the outdoor play area. Please contact the society prior to your visit to confirm your attendance.

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

- Event run by a local astronomical society often involving an in-depth presentation by a guest speaker often with observing afterwards if weather permits. Most societies welcome members of the public to join them sometimes for a small fee or donation.


This event is being organised by Ilkeston and District 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 Ilkeston and District Astronomical Society prior to the event to confirm your attendance and, more importantly, that the event is indeed going ahead.

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Location light pollution

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

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