Orwell Park Observatory

Orwell Park School, Nacton, IP10 0ER

Location description

Prestigious Victorian observatory which is opened to the public on a number of dates each year.


Location event organiser

Orwell 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

17/08/17
19:00
22°
4%
17/08/17
22:00
19°
4%
18/08/17
01:00
17°
5%
18/08/17
04:00
16°
5%
Weather forecast for Levington (1.50 miles away) updated 17/08/17 at 16:00.

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

Orwell Park Observatory Open Evening

Monday 2nd October 2017 from 20:15pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Orwell Park Observatory Open Evening

Monday 13th November 2017 from 20:15pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Orwell Park Observatory Open Evening

Monday 11th December 2017 from 20:15pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Orwell Park Observatory Open Evening

Tuesday 9th January 2018 from 20:15pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Orwell Park Observatory Open Evening

Tuesday 13th February 2018 from 20:15pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Orwell Park Observatory Open Evening

Tuesday 13th March 2018 from 20:15pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Orwell Park Observatory Open Evening

Tuesday 10th April 2018 from 20:15pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

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When to visit

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

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