Sir Patrick Moore Astronomy Centre

Les Creux Country Park, St. Brelade, JE3 8LN

Location description

Meeting venue for Jersey Astronomy Club and home of their observatory.


Location event organiser

Jersey Astronomy Club 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

15/12/17
18:00
4%
15/12/17
21:00
5%
16/12/17
00:00
3%
16/12/17
03:00
3%
Weather forecast for Beauport (beach) (0.53 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 Sir Patrick Moore Astronomy Centre

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

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 18th December 2017 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 18th December 2017 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 1st January 2018 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 8th January 2018 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

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

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 22nd January 2018 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 29th January 2018 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 5th February 2018 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 12th February 2018 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 19th February 2018 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 26th February 2018 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 5th March 2018 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 12th March 2018 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 19th March 2018 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 26th March 2018 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 2nd April 2018 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 9th April 2018 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 16th April 2018 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 23rd April 2018 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 30th April 2018 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 7th May 2018 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 14th May 2018 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 21st May 2018 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 28th May 2018 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

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The best time to visit Sir Patrick Moore Astronomy Centre can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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