Welcome to Breckland Skies!
Breckland Astronomical Society is based in the dark skies of Great Ellingham in Norfolk, and has its own observatory housing a 20″ reflecting telescope. You’ll find more about the society, past and present, in these pages, so feel free to look around!
Next Meeting13 December 2019: The Search for Habitable Planets Dr Matt Bothwell ( University of Cambridge)
To celebrate 50 years since Apollo 11, 100 years of the British Astronomical Association and a Partial Eclipse of the Moon
July 16th (Tues) 20:00-24:00
Bring your telescopes to test them out and for advice, also camera for the photo opportunity. Look through our telescopes at Jupiter and Saturn.
Free to the public; tea, coffee and loo available!
At: Breckland Astronomical Observatory, Watton Road, Great Ellingham, NR17 1HZ
Public Observing Nights
We hold free public observing nights on the last Friday of the month. The next ones are currently scheduled for 29 Mar 2019 at 7.30pm, and 26 Apr 2019 at 8.00pm.
We hold spring and autumn star parties at Haw Wood Farm, near Saxmundham. The next will be in November 2019. You can find more details on the Star Parties page, or you can contact Andrew Robertson – see Contacts page.
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