Winchendon Observatory

Nether Wichendon, Aylesbury, HP18

Location description

Home of the Aylesbury Astronomical Society access to this location is by prior arrangement only, limited car parking.


Location event organiser

Aylesbury 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.


Tonight's weather forecast

21/08/18
19:00
22°
4%
21/08/18
22:00
20°
1%
22/08/18
01:00
17°
1%
22/08/18
04:00
15°
1%
Weather forecast for Waddesdon Manor (1.95 miles away) updated 21/08/18 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 Winchendon 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

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 7th September 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing Only

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 14th September 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing Only

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 21st September 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing Only

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 28th September 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing Only

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 5th October 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing Only

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 12th October 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing Only

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 19th October 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing Only

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 26th October 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing Only

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 2nd November 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing Only

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 9th November 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing Only

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 16th November 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing Only

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 23rd November 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing Only

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 30th November 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing Only

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 7th December 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing Only

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 14th December 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing Only

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 21st December 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing Only

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 28th December 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing Only

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 4th January 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing Only

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 11th January 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing Only

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 18th January 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing Only

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 25th January 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing Only

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 1st February 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing Only

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 8th February 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing Only

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 15th February 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing Only

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 22nd February 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing Only

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 1st March 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing Only

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 8th March 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing Only

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 15th March 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing Only

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 22nd March 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing Only

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 29th March 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing Only

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 5th April 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing Only

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 12th April 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing Only

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 19th April 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing Only

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 26th April 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing Only

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 3rd May 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing Only

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 10th May 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing Only

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 17th May 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing Only

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 24th May 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing Only

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 31st May 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing Only

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

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