Wilton Park Observatory

Wilton Park, Batley, WF17 0AS

Location description

Home of the Batley & Spenborough Astronomical Society who hold regular society meetings and public stargazing events at this location.


Location event organiser

Batley & Spenborough 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

23/10/17
19:00
14°
5%
23/10/17
22:00
14°
5%
24/10/17
01:00
13°
8%
24/10/17
04:00
12°
5%
Weather forecast for Birstall Smithies (0.67 miles away) updated 23/10/17 at 16:03.

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

Wilton Park Observatory Open Night

Thursday 26th October 2017 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Wilton Park Observatory Open Night

Thursday 2nd November 2017 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm
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Wilton Park Observatory Open Night

Thursday 9th November 2017 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Wilton Park Observatory Open Night

Thursday 16th November 2017 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Wilton Park Observatory Open Night

Thursday 23rd November 2017 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Wilton Park Observatory Open Night

Thursday 30th November 2017 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Wilton Park Observatory Open Night

Thursday 7th December 2017 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Wilton Park Observatory Open Night

Thursday 14th December 2017 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Wilton Park Observatory Open Night

Thursday 21st December 2017 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Wilton Park Observatory Open Night

Thursday 28th December 2017 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Wilton Park Observatory Open Night

Thursday 4th January 2018 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm
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Wilton Park Observatory Open Night

Thursday 11th January 2018 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm
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Wilton Park Observatory Open Night

Thursday 18th January 2018 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm
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Wilton Park Observatory Open Night

Thursday 25th January 2018 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Wilton Park Observatory Open Night

Thursday 1st February 2018 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm
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Wilton Park Observatory Open Night

Thursday 8th February 2018 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm
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Wilton Park Observatory Open Night

Thursday 15th February 2018 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm
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Wilton Park Observatory Open Night

Thursday 22nd February 2018 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm
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Wilton Park Observatory Open Night

Thursday 1st March 2018 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm
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Wilton Park Observatory Open Night

Thursday 8th March 2018 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm
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Wilton Park Observatory Open Night

Thursday 15th March 2018 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Wilton Park Observatory Open Night

Thursday 22nd March 2018 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Wilton Park Observatory Open Night

Thursday 29th March 2018 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm
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The best time to visit Wilton Park Observatory can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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