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.


Observatory

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


Tonight's weather forecast

15/12/17
18:00
1%
15/12/17
21:00
0%
16/12/17
00:00
0%
16/12/17
03:00
0%
Weather forecast for Upper Haugh (1.18 miles away) updated 15/12/17 at 06:00.

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

Public Viewing at Hoober Observatory

Friday 22nd December 2017 from 19:45pm to 22:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Quadrantids Meteor Shower Observing

Wednesday 3rd January 2018 from 22:00pm to Thursday 4th January 2018 01:00am
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Public Viewing at Hoober Observatory

Friday 26th January 2018 from 19:45pm to 22:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Public Viewing at Hoober Observatory

Friday 23rd February 2018 from 19:45pm to 22:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Public Viewing at Hoober Observatory

Friday 23rd March 2018 from 19:45pm to 22:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

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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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