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Seething Observatory

Seething Observatory sits on a 2 acre site at the edge of Seething Airfield in South Norfolk. Based just 8 miles south of Norwich in the middle of the countryside, visitors and members can enjoy stunning dark, star filled skies.

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Description

Seething Observatory is about 12 miles from Norwich on the B1332 (about 15 miles if you use the A146) and far enough away from the lights of the City to have dark skies suitable for stargazing from. If it’s been a while since you have looked up at the night sky away from streetlights, prepare to be surprised; on a clear night, the Milky Way (the light from billions of stars in our own galaxy) can be seen easily with the naked eye, as can (if you know there to look) our neighbouring galaxy, which is the Andromeda Galaxy, visible as a little smudge of light, of course, through a telescope, it looks completely different!

Pricing

For Public Open Evenings – Admission is Adults Σ3.00 Adult members Σ2.00 All Children Σ1.50.

Opening Times

Friday evenings for club nights 20:00hrs until late

Public Open Evenings (Friday and Saturday) 19:30hrs until 22:30hrs (later if the skies are clear)

Facilities
  • Accessible toilets
Seething Observatory
Norwich Astronomical Society
Toad Lane
Thwaite St. Mary
Norfolk
NR35 2EQ