Public Observing at Roseland Observatory

Tuesday 12th December 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

Roseland Observatory

Court Farm, Coombe, PL26 7LE


Everyone is welcome to join the friendly, enthusiastic and experienced astronomers at Roseland Observatory for this one of their regular Tuesday night public open evenings. The venue at Courts Farm near St Austell offers great opportunity to experience the dark skies of Cornwall. Enjoy views of the cosmos using the observatory's telescopes and learn your way around the constellations with a tour of the night sky. Why not make the most of your visit and camp over!? Please contact the observatory directly for more details.

- Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.

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


This event is being organised by Roseland Observatory 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 Roseland Observatory directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.

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Location light pollution

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

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

Location darkness on Tuesday 12th December 2017

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Roseland Observatory on the evening of this event. Yellow areas show when the skies are not dark due to daylight (bold yellow) and moonlight (faded yellow). Click on the image for an explanation on how darkness is determined.

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