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Events at Sherwood Pines - Meet at the Forest Classroom

Join us for a wonderful evening exploring the night sky!

We will take a tour of the beautiful seasonal constellations, star clusters and observe planets and moons with our powerful telescopes.

This event is suitable for all abilities, however if you are a beginner we will introduce you to stargazing, guide you through how to observe the night sky and give you tips about the best equipment to use.

Astronomy in the Forest Event Details
Date of EventEvent Details
Saturday 7th October 2023We will take a tour of the beautiful summer constellations and also hunt down the magnificent planet of Saturn. Our powerful telescopes will reveal its exquisite rings and we'll keep eyes peeled for Jupiter rising in the east!  There'll also be a colourful beginner's presentation. 
Friday 1st December 2023Jupiter is riding high in the sky at and putting on a great display this year.  We'll use telescopes to spy its moons and beautiful markings.  There'll also be a tour of the Autumn night sky with its stunning star clusters, plus the moon will rising in the east..  And we'll have a colourful beginner's presentation and plenty of tips on equipment.

For any queries, please contact customerrelations@forestryengland.uk (Mon-Fri 9am to 5pm)