Luton Dall Observatory

Putteridge Bury, Luton, LU2 8LE

Location description

The Luton Dall Observatory is located on the grounds of Putteridge Bury Conference Centre on the North East outskirts of Luton.  It is home to the Luton Astronomical Society who meet here regularly and often open up their observatory to the public on special evenings.


Location event organiser

Luton 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

21/08/17
19:00
19°
10%
21/08/17
22:00
18°
8%
22/08/17
01:00
17°
5%
22/08/17
04:00
16°
9%
Weather forecast for Hart Hill (2.10 miles away) updated 21/08/17 at 00:01.

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

Luton Observatory Open Evening

Thursday 31st August 2017 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Luton Observatory Open Evening

Thursday 12th October 2017 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

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When to visit

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

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