The Flamsteed Observatory is located to the North West of Derby near the village of Brailsford. The facility is run by members of the Derby and District Astronomical Society who regularly run public observing sessions. For the exact location of the observatory please contact the Society directly.
Location event organiser
Derby & District Astronomical Society organises stargazing events at this location.
Meeting place for local astronomical society, often in a location that enables stargazing and observing.
Location has an observatory that is accessible to the public by prior arrangement or during public events.
Location light pollution
When to stargaze at Flamsteed Observatory
This location's semi-rural setting means it benefits from dark skies depending on the time of the year and lunar cycle. In the calendar below where you can see stars indicates when the skies will be dark and the best time to stargaze. Yellow areas show the adverse effects of daylight (bold) and moonlight (faded). Hover over a day to see darkness times or click on a date for more information.