The Brough Observatory is the proud home of Brough Astronomy Club and is located in the playing fields of the Blackburn Leisure Sports Club. The facility, which is home to a large 14 inch Cassegrain telescope, is open to the public on a monthly basis throughout the year with solar observing sessions being held during the summer. All visitors who are interested in astronomy are guaranteed a warm welcome!
Location events organiser
Weather forecast for Brough (0.1 miles away) updated 16/05/22 at 16:00.
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.
Best time to visit
The below chart shows when the skies will be at their darkest at this location and therefore the best time to visit. Moonlight is shown in light yellow and the Sun's twilight in light blue. Midnight on the date shown is shown as a white line with sunset to the left and sunrise the next morning to the right. A black background with stars shows the best times for stargazing. See our dark sky calendar for more details.
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Below is a list of events at Brough Observatory. View these events on a calendar.