Diary

Nov
24
Fri
2017
Observatory Open – Click for Info
Nov 24 @ 8:00 pm – 11:30 pm

Our observatory is open every Friday from 8pm onwards until the last person leaves. We always give visitors a warm welcome so if you'd like to join us, please feel free to do so. You don't need to book your visit, just pop over to see us and we'll show you around and make sure you get the opportunity to do some stargazing too if the weather is with us. We rely on the generosity of the local community to keep the observatory open so please can you place a small donation of £2 in our visitors' pot when you visit.

Friday night is also members’ night and whilst we are always delighted to receive visitors please be aware that sometimes our members could be busy with their hobby which can require a high level of concentration so might appreciate it if you avoid interrupting them when using or setting up a telescope. Thanks for your understanding.

Nov
27
Mon
2017
Dear Park Primary School (Group 3) @ Observatory
Nov 27 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Dear Park Primary School (3rd of 3 visits)

Approx 20 children aged 10-11 years (year 6)

6:30 start

Marilin doing the talk

Nov
29
Wed
2017
1st Loscoe Cub/Scout Group @ Observatory
Nov 29 @ 7:15 pm – 8:45 pm

1st Loscoe Club/Scout Group

Approx 20 children aged 8-11 years + 4 adults

7:15 start

Graham doing talk

 

Dec
1
Fri
2017
Observatory Open – Click for Info
Dec 1 @ 8:00 pm – 11:30 pm

Our observatory is open every Friday from 8pm onwards until the last person leaves. We always give visitors a warm welcome so if you'd like to join us, please feel free to do so. You don't need to book your visit, just pop over to see us and we'll show you around and make sure you get the opportunity to do some stargazing too if the weather is with us. We rely on the generosity of the local community to keep the observatory open so please can you place a small donation of £2 in our visitors' pot when you visit.

Friday night is also members’ night and whilst we are always delighted to receive visitors please be aware that sometimes our members could be busy with their hobby which can require a high level of concentration so might appreciate it if you avoid interrupting them when using or setting up a telescope. Thanks for your understanding.

Dec
5
Tue
2017
Society Committee Meeting at the Observatory
Dec 5 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Dec
6
Wed
2017
4th Dronfield Scouts @ Observatory
Dec 6 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

4th Dronfield Scounts

Approx 20 scouts aged 8-11 years

6:30 start

Graham doing talk

Dec
8
Fri
2017
Observatory Open – Click for Info
Dec 8 @ 8:00 pm – 11:30 pm

Our observatory is open every Friday from 8pm onwards until the last person leaves. We always give visitors a warm welcome so if you'd like to join us, please feel free to do so. You don't need to book your visit, just pop over to see us and we'll show you around and make sure you get the opportunity to do some stargazing too if the weather is with us. We rely on the generosity of the local community to keep the observatory open so please can you place a small donation of £2 in our visitors' pot when you visit.

Friday night is also members’ night and whilst we are always delighted to receive visitors please be aware that sometimes our members could be busy with their hobby which can require a high level of concentration so might appreciate it if you avoid interrupting them when using or setting up a telescope. Thanks for your understanding.

The Physics of Santa Claus by Dr Susan Cartwright @ Observatory
Dec 8 @ 8:15 pm – 9:15 pm

The Physics of Santa Clause

Talk by Dr Susan Cartwright

Dec
11
Mon
2017
Workers’ Education Association Visit @ Observatory
Dec 11 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm

WEA Students from Derby -

Mark's student group

Dec
15
Fri
2017
Observatory Open – Click for Info
Dec 15 @ 8:00 pm – 11:30 pm

Our observatory is open every Friday from 8pm onwards until the last person leaves. We always give visitors a warm welcome so if you'd like to join us, please feel free to do so. You don't need to book your visit, just pop over to see us and we'll show you around and make sure you get the opportunity to do some stargazing too if the weather is with us. We rely on the generosity of the local community to keep the observatory open so please can you place a small donation of £2 in our visitors' pot when you visit.

Friday night is also members’ night and whilst we are always delighted to receive visitors please be aware that sometimes our members could be busy with their hobby which can require a high level of concentration so might appreciate it if you avoid interrupting them when using or setting up a telescope. Thanks for your understanding.

Dec
22
Fri
2017
Observatory Open – Click for Info
Dec 22 @ 8:00 pm – 11:30 pm

Our observatory is open every Friday from 8pm onwards until the last person leaves. We always give visitors a warm welcome so if you'd like to join us, please feel free to do so. You don't need to book your visit, just pop over to see us and we'll show you around and make sure you get the opportunity to do some stargazing too if the weather is with us. We rely on the generosity of the local community to keep the observatory open so please can you place a small donation of £2 in our visitors' pot when you visit.

Friday night is also members’ night and whilst we are always delighted to receive visitors please be aware that sometimes our members could be busy with their hobby which can require a high level of concentration so might appreciate it if you avoid interrupting them when using or setting up a telescope. Thanks for your understanding.

Dec
29
Fri
2017
Observatory Open – Click for Info
Dec 29 @ 8:00 pm – 11:30 pm

Our observatory is open every Friday from 8pm onwards until the last person leaves. We always give visitors a warm welcome so if you'd like to join us, please feel free to do so. You don't need to book your visit, just pop over to see us and we'll show you around and make sure you get the opportunity to do some stargazing too if the weather is with us. We rely on the generosity of the local community to keep the observatory open so please can you place a small donation of £2 in our visitors' pot when you visit.

Friday night is also members’ night and whilst we are always delighted to receive visitors please be aware that sometimes our members could be busy with their hobby which can require a high level of concentration so might appreciate it if you avoid interrupting them when using or setting up a telescope. Thanks for your understanding.

Jan
2
Tue
2018
Society Committee Meeting at the Observatory
Jan 2 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Jan
5
Fri
2018
CHRISTMAS PARTY! @ Observatory
Jan 5 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm

CAS Christmas Party!!

Observatory Open – Click for Info
Jan 5 @ 8:00 pm – 11:30 pm

Our observatory is open every Friday from 8pm onwards until the last person leaves. We always give visitors a warm welcome so if you'd like to join us, please feel free to do so. You don't need to book your visit, just pop over to see us and we'll show you around and make sure you get the opportunity to do some stargazing too if the weather is with us. We rely on the generosity of the local community to keep the observatory open so please can you place a small donation of £2 in our visitors' pot when you visit.

Friday night is also members’ night and whilst we are always delighted to receive visitors please be aware that sometimes our members could be busy with their hobby which can require a high level of concentration so might appreciate it if you avoid interrupting them when using or setting up a telescope. Thanks for your understanding.

Jan
12
Fri
2018
Observatory Open – Click for Info
Jan 12 @ 8:00 pm – 11:30 pm

Our observatory is open every Friday from 8pm onwards until the last person leaves. We always give visitors a warm welcome so if you'd like to join us, please feel free to do so. You don't need to book your visit, just pop over to see us and we'll show you around and make sure you get the opportunity to do some stargazing too if the weather is with us. We rely on the generosity of the local community to keep the observatory open so please can you place a small donation of £2 in our visitors' pot when you visit.

Friday night is also members’ night and whilst we are always delighted to receive visitors please be aware that sometimes our members could be busy with their hobby which can require a high level of concentration so might appreciate it if you avoid interrupting them when using or setting up a telescope. Thanks for your understanding.

Jan
17
Wed
2018
40th Chesterfield Scouts @ Observatory
Jan 17 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

40th Chesterfield Scouts

Approx 8 scouts aged 10-12 years

Jan
19
Fri
2018
Observatory Open – Click for Info
Jan 19 @ 8:00 pm – 11:30 pm

Our observatory is open every Friday from 8pm onwards until the last person leaves. We always give visitors a warm welcome so if you'd like to join us, please feel free to do so. You don't need to book your visit, just pop over to see us and we'll show you around and make sure you get the opportunity to do some stargazing too if the weather is with us. We rely on the generosity of the local community to keep the observatory open so please can you place a small donation of £2 in our visitors' pot when you visit.

Friday night is also members’ night and whilst we are always delighted to receive visitors please be aware that sometimes our members could be busy with their hobby which can require a high level of concentration so might appreciate it if you avoid interrupting them when using or setting up a telescope. Thanks for your understanding.

Jan
20
Sat
2018
IN CELEBRATION OF ORION THE HUNTER – PUBLIC OPEN NIGHT @ Observatory
Jan 20 @ 7:00 pm – 12:00 am

OPEN EVENING AT THE OBSERVATORY - IN CELEBRATION OF ORION THE HUNGER

Open 7:00

£3 per adult, children (under 16) free

Talks in the lecture room, dome show, refreshments, raffle and much more.

Come along and enjoy an evening with us!

Jan
22
Mon
2018
2nd Brampton Beavers @ Observatory
Jan 22 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

2nd Brampton Beavers

24 Beavers - age group under 8 years.  Plus 5 helpers

 

Jan
24
Wed
2018
2nd Ashbourne Scout Group @ Observatory
Jan 24 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

2nd Ashbourne Scouts

24 Scouts - aged 11 to 16 years + 4 helpers

Start time 7:30 pm -- 9 pm.

 

Jan
26
Fri
2018
Observatory Open – Click for Info
Jan 26 @ 8:00 pm – 11:30 pm

Our observatory is open every Friday from 8pm onwards until the last person leaves. We always give visitors a warm welcome so if you'd like to join us, please feel free to do so. You don't need to book your visit, just pop over to see us and we'll show you around and make sure you get the opportunity to do some stargazing too if the weather is with us. We rely on the generosity of the local community to keep the observatory open so please can you place a small donation of £2 in our visitors' pot when you visit.

Friday night is also members’ night and whilst we are always delighted to receive visitors please be aware that sometimes our members could be busy with their hobby which can require a high level of concentration so might appreciate it if you avoid interrupting them when using or setting up a telescope. Thanks for your understanding.

Galaxies in Many Dimensions by Dr Michael Merrifield @ Observatory
Jan 26 @ 8:15 pm – 9:15 pm

Galaxies in many dimensions

Talk by Dr Micheal Merrifield

Jan
30
Tue
2018
Fairplay – Moving Forward Group @ Observatory
Jan 30 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Fairplay Group

Approx 15 young adults with carers

Marilyn doing talk