Blackheath Common

Blackheath, London, SE3 0TX

Location description

Observing location for members of Flamsteed Astronomical Society who run regular stargazing events here, even with the light pollution there's great views to be had through telescopes of the moon, planets and some of the brighter deep sky objects. Map marker indicates actual meeting place.


Location event organiser

Flamsteed Astronomy Society organises stargazing events at this location.


Private venue

Location accessible out of hours only when stargazing events are scheduled.


Tonight's weather forecast

18/01/18
18:00
6%
18/01/18
21:00
1%
19/01/18
00:00
0%
19/01/18
03:00
0%
Weather forecast for Greenwich Park (0.46 miles away) updated 18/01/18 at 20:00.

Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a urban setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

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Dark site
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

Forthcoming events at this location

Observing on Blackheath Common

Friday 16th February 2018 from 19:30pm to Saturday 17th February 2018 23:00pm
Observing Only

Observing on Blackheath Common

Friday 9th March 2018 from 20:00pm to Saturday 10th March 2018 23:00pm
Observing Only

Observing on Blackheath Common

Friday 13th April 2018 from 21:00pm to Saturday 14th April 2018 23:30pm
Observing Only

Observing on Blackheath Common

Friday 18th May 2018 from 21:30pm to Saturday 19th May 2018 23:30pm
Observing Only

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When to visit

The best time to visit Blackheath Common can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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