Leighton Observatory

Pex Hill Visitors Centre, Widnes, WA8 5QW

Location description

Home of Liverpool Astronomical Society who run frequent stargazing sessions from their observatory.


Location event organiser

Liverpool 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.


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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Forthcoming events at this location

Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

Wednesday 28th June 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

Wednesday 5th July 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

Wednesday 12th July 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

Wednesday 19th July 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

Wednesday 26th July 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

Wednesday 2nd August 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

Wednesday 9th August 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

Wednesday 16th August 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

Wednesday 23rd August 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

Wednesday 30th August 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

Wednesday 6th September 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

Wednesday 13th September 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

Wednesday 20th September 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

Wednesday 27th September 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

Wednesday 4th October 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

Wednesday 11th October 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

Wednesday 18th October 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

Wednesday 25th October 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

Wednesday 1st November 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

Wednesday 8th November 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

Wednesday 15th November 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

Wednesday 22nd November 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

Wednesday 29th November 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

Wednesday 6th December 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

Wednesday 13th December 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

Wednesday 20th December 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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