Reepham Observatory

Reepham High School & College, Reepham, NR10 4JT

Location description

The Reepham Observatory is located on the grounds of Reepham High School and is primarily used for teaching and student projects. The observatory is also frequently opened to the public who can observe through the huge 30" aperture reflecting telescope - one of the largest in the country!


Location event organiser

Reepham Observatory 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

15/12/17
18:00
13%
15/12/17
21:00
11%
16/12/17
00:00
45%
16/12/17
03:00
53%
Weather forecast for Reepham (0.39 miles away) updated 15/12/17 at 06:00.

Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a semi-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 Reepham Observatory

This location's semi-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

Reepham Observatory Open Evening

Wednesday 14th March 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

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When to visit

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

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