J.A. Jones Hoober Observatory

Lee Brook Lane, Wentworth, S62 7SH

Location description

Observing home of the Mexborough & Swinton Astronomical Society.

Location event organiser

Mexborough & Swinton Astronomical Society organises stargazing events at this location.


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

Light pollution

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

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

Stargazing events at this location

There are no known forthcoming events at this location. Previously there has been 7 events with the last one being on 4th March 2017 organised by Mexborough & Swinton Astronomical Society.


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When to visit

The best time to visit J.A. Jones Hoober Observatory can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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