Rosse Observatory

Carleton Road, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ

Location description

Home of the Yorkshire Astronomical Society who host frequent public stargazing sessions here.


Location event organiser

West Yorkshire 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.


Observatory

Location has an observatory that is accessible to the public by prior arrangement or during public events.


Tonight's weather forecast

21/04/18
19:00
18°
32%
21/04/18
22:00
15°
36%
22/04/18
01:00
15°
28%
22/04/18
04:00
13°
2%
Weather forecast for Pontefract (1.10 miles away) updated 21/04/18 at 00:00.

Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a urban 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

Rosse Observatory Open Night

Tuesday 24th April 2018 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Rosse Observatory Open Night

Friday 27th April 2018 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Rosse Observatory Open Night

Tuesday 1st May 2018 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Rosse Observatory Open Night

Friday 4th May 2018 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Rosse Observatory Open Night

Tuesday 8th May 2018 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Rosse Observatory Open Night

Friday 11th May 2018 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Rosse Observatory Open Night

Tuesday 15th May 2018 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Rosse Observatory Open Night

Friday 18th May 2018 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Rosse Observatory Open Night

Tuesday 22nd May 2018 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Rosse Observatory Open Night

Friday 25th May 2018 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Rosse Observatory Open Night

Tuesday 29th May 2018 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Rosse Observatory Open Night

Friday 1st June 2018 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Rosse Observatory Open Night

Friday 8th June 2018 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Rosse Observatory Open Night

Friday 15th June 2018 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Rosse Observatory Open Night

Friday 22nd June 2018 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Rosse Observatory Open Night

Friday 29th June 2018 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Rosse Observatory Open Night

Friday 6th July 2018 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Rosse Observatory Open Night

Friday 13th July 2018 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Rosse Observatory Open Night

Friday 20th July 2018 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Rosse Observatory Open Night

Friday 27th July 2018 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

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