Letchworth Observatory

Standalone Farm, Letchworth Garden City, SG6 4JN

Location description

Run by the Letchworth & District Astronomical Society the observatory is located on the edge of Letchworth Garden City away from the worst of the light pollution. The observatory hosts frequent public stargazing events throughout the year.


Location event organiser

Letchworth & District 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

15/12/17
18:00
6%
15/12/17
21:00
2%
16/12/17
00:00
4%
16/12/17
03:00
0%
Weather forecast for Letchworth Garden City (0.96 miles away) updated 15/12/17 at 06:00.

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.

Stargazing events at this location

There are no known forthcoming events at this location. Previously there has been 5 events with the last one being on 11th November 2017 organised by Letchworth & District Astronomical Society.

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When to visit

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

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