Petton Church

Petton, Burlton, SY4 5TQ, West Midlands

Location description

Venue for meetings, astronomical talks and observing sessions organised by Shropshire Astronomical Society.


Location event organiser

Shropshire 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.


Private venue

Location accessible out of hours only when stargazing events are scheduled.


Tonight's weather forecast

18/10/17
19:00
11°
16%
18/10/17
22:00
11°
14%
19/10/17
01:00
11°
10%
19/10/17
04:00
11°
10%
Weather forecast for Harmer Hill (4.17 miles away) updated 18/10/17 at 00:00.

Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a rural setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

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The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

When to stargaze at Petton Church

This location's rural setting means it benefits from dark skies depending on the time of the year and lunar cycle. In the calendar below where you can see stars indicates when the skies will be dark and the best time to stargaze. Yellow areas show the adverse effects of daylight (bold) and moonlight (faded). Hover over a day to see darkness times or click on a date for more information.

Forthcoming events at this location

Pop Up Observing at Petton Church

Friday 27th October 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

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When to visit

The best time to visit Petton Church can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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