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

27/03/17
19:00
12°
0%
28/03/17
01:00
0%
28/03/17
04:00
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Weather forecast for Waddesdon Manor (1.95 miles away) updated 26/03/17 at 20:00.

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

Observe with Aylesbury Astro

Friday 31st March 2017 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear)

Observe with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Saturday 1st April 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing Only

Observe with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Saturday 8th April 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing Only

Observe with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Saturday 15th April 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing Only

Observe with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Saturday 22nd April 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing Only

Observe with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Saturday 29th April 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing Only

Observe with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Saturday 6th May 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing Only

Observe with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Saturday 13th May 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing Only

Observe with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Saturday 20th May 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing Only

Observe with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Saturday 27th May 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing Only

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When to visit

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

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