Toothill Observatory

Toothill, Southampton, SO16 8AL

Location description

Observatory based on the outskirts of Southampton opened by the Solent Amateur Astronomers on a frequent basis, members of the public welcome during open evenings.


Location event organiser

Solent Amateur Astronomers 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

28/03/17
01:00
10°
3%
28/03/17
04:00
1%
Weather forecast for Shirley Warren (1.90 miles away) updated 27/03/17 at 06:01.

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

Toothill Observatory Open Night

Friday 7th April 2017 from 20:30pm to 23:30pm
Observing (if clear)

Toothill Observatory Open Night

Saturday 8th April 2017 from 20:30pm to 23:30pm
Observing (if clear)

Toothill Observatory Open Night

Friday 5th May 2017 from 21:30pm to 23:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Toothill Observatory Open Night

Saturday 6th May 2017 from 21:30pm to 23:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Location

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When to visit

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

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