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

23/10/17
19:00
14°
1%
23/10/17
22:00
13°
4%
24/10/17
01:00
13°
7%
24/10/17
04:00
14°
8%
Weather forecast for Waddesdon Manor (1.95 miles away) updated 23/10/17 at 16:03.

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

Saturday 28th October 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing Only

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Saturday 4th November 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing Only

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Saturday 11th November 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing Only

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Saturday 18th November 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing Only

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Saturday 25th November 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing Only

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Saturday 2nd December 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing Only

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Saturday 9th December 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing Only

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Saturday 16th December 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing Only

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Saturday 23rd December 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing Only

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Saturday 30th December 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing Only

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Saturday 6th January 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing Only

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Saturday 13th January 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing Only

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Saturday 20th January 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing Only

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Saturday 27th January 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing Only

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Saturday 3rd February 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing Only

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Saturday 10th February 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing Only

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Saturday 17th February 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing Only

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Saturday 24th February 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing Only

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Saturday 3rd March 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing Only

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Saturday 10th March 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing Only

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Saturday 17th March 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing Only

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Saturday 24th March 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing Only

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Saturday 31st March 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing Only

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Saturday 7th April 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing Only

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Saturday 14th April 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing Only

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Saturday 21st April 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing Only

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Saturday 28th April 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing Only

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Saturday 5th May 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing Only

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Saturday 12th May 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing Only

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Saturday 19th May 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing Only

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Saturday 26th May 2018 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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