Failand Observatory

Failand, Near Wraxall, BS8 3US

Location description

Observatory hosts public stargazing events run by Bristol Astronomical Society.


Location event organiser

Bristol Astronomical Society organises stargazing events at this location.


Astronomical society

Meeting place for local astronomical society, often in a location that enables stargazing and observing.


Observatory

Location has an observatory that is accessible to the public by prior arrangement or during public events.


Tonight's weather forecast

20/07/18
19:00
18°
45%
20/07/18
22:00
17°
44%
21/07/18
01:00
17°
15%
21/07/18
04:00
16°
16%
Weather forecast for Nailsea (2.87 miles away) updated 20/07/18 at 06:01.

Location light pollution

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

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

Forthcoming events at this location

Saturday Public Open Night at Failand Observatory

Saturday 21st July 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Saturday Public Open Night at Failand Observatory

Saturday 28th July 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Saturday Public Open Night at Failand Observatory

Saturday 4th August 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Saturday Public Open Night at Failand Observatory

Saturday 11th August 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Saturday Public Open Night at Failand Observatory

Saturday 18th August 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Saturday Public Open Night at Failand Observatory

Saturday 25th August 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear)

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When to visit

The best time to visit Failand Observatory can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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