Public invited to see stars at Chesterfield observatory

Chesterfield Astronomical Society will host an open evening at the town's Barnett Observatory.

Wednesday, 17th January 2018, 6:00 am
Orion Nebula. Photo by Pixabay.

Weather permitting on Saturday, January 20, people will be able to view the Orion Nebula - a cloud of gas and dust where new stars are forming around 1,300 light years away from Earth - through the observatory’s large telescope.

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The observatory, on Hastings Close, Newbold, Chesterfield, will be open to the public from 8pm.

Admission £3, children free when accompanied by adult. Go to www.chesterfield-as-org-uk