The Malcolm Parry Observatory

The Long Eaton School, Nottingham, NG10 3NP, East Midlands

Location description

Opened on the 17th January 2012 the Malcolm Parry Observatory at The Long Eaton School has an active schedule of stargazing events throughout the year including frequent "Community Open Dome" events when members of the public can visit the facility. Their "Family Astronomy" evenings aimed at astronomers aged 9 years and upwards are also accessible to all as long you contact the organisers first as are their annual astronomy courses.

Location event organiser

Malcolm Parry Observatory organises stargazing events at this location.


Location has an observatory that is accessible to the public by prior arrangement or during public events.

Location light pollution

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

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

Stargazing events at this location

There are no known forthcoming events at this location. Previously there have been 1 event which was on 24th January 2018 organised by Malcolm Parry Observatory.


When to visit

The best time to visit The Malcolm Parry Observatory can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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