Armagh Observatory and Planetarium

College Hill, Armagh, BT61 9DB

Location description

Armagh Observatory and Planetarium is located within 14 acres of landscaped grounds known as the Armagh Astropark.


Observatory

Location has an observatory that is accessible to the public by prior arrangement or during public events.


Planetarium

This location has a planetarium offering astronomy presentations projected onto a large curved screen or dome.


Tonight's weather forecast

25/05/19
19:00
16°
12%
25/05/19
22:00
15°
14%
26/05/19
01:00
14°
19%
26/05/19
04:00
13°
55%
Weather forecast for Armagh (0.50 miles away) updated 25/05/19 at 12:00.

Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a suburban setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

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The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

Stargazing events at this location

There are no known forthcoming events at this location. Previously there have been 5 events with the last one being on 12th March 2019 organised by Armagh Observatory.

Location

When to visit

The best time to visit Armagh Observatory and Planetarium can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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