Roseland Observatory

Court Farm, Coombe, PL26 7LE

Location description

Roseland Observatory occupies a fantastic location under the dark skies of Cornwall. It's setting is a holiday campsite with easy access to St Austell however distant enough to escape nearby light pollution. This is a great place to have a stargazing break with the observatory itself being open to the the public (staying on site or not) every Tuesday evening throughout the observing season with amazing views on offer through their huge 16" diameter telescope.


Location event organiser

Roseland 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.


Stay & gaze

Location provides accommodation in a dark sky site and perhaps stargazing resources such as binoculars, star charts or even a basic telescope.


Tonight's weather forecast

24/09/17
22:00
14°
15%
25/09/17
01:00
13°
4%
25/09/17
04:00
12°
1%
Weather forecast for High Street (0.98 miles away) updated 25/09/17 at 00:01.

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 Roseland 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

Public Observing at Roseland Observatory

Tuesday 26th September 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Public Observing at Roseland Observatory

Tuesday 3rd October 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Public Observing at Roseland Observatory

Tuesday 10th October 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Public Observing at Roseland Observatory

Tuesday 17th October 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Public Observing at Roseland Observatory

Tuesday 24th October 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Public Observing at Roseland Observatory

Tuesday 31st October 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Public Observing at Roseland Observatory

Tuesday 7th November 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Public Observing at Roseland Observatory

Tuesday 14th November 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Public Observing at Roseland Observatory

Tuesday 21st November 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Public Observing at Roseland Observatory

Tuesday 28th November 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Public Observing at Roseland Observatory

Tuesday 5th December 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Public Observing at Roseland Observatory

Tuesday 12th December 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Public Observing at Roseland Observatory

Tuesday 19th December 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Public Observing at Roseland Observatory

Tuesday 2nd January 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Public Observing at Roseland Observatory

Tuesday 9th January 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Public Observing at Roseland Observatory

Tuesday 16th January 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Public Observing at Roseland Observatory

Tuesday 23rd January 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Public Observing at Roseland Observatory

Tuesday 30th January 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Public Observing at Roseland Observatory

Tuesday 6th February 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Public Observing at Roseland Observatory

Tuesday 13th February 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Public Observing at Roseland Observatory

Tuesday 20th February 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Public Observing at Roseland Observatory

Tuesday 27th February 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Public Observing at Roseland Observatory

Tuesday 6th March 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Public Observing at Roseland Observatory

Tuesday 13th March 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Public Observing at Roseland Observatory

Tuesday 20th March 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Public Observing at Roseland Observatory

Tuesday 27th March 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Public Observing at Roseland Observatory

Tuesday 3rd April 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Public Observing at Roseland Observatory

Tuesday 10th April 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Public Observing at Roseland Observatory

Tuesday 17th April 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Public Observing at Roseland Observatory

Tuesday 24th April 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

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

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