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

20/02
18:00
54%
20/02
21:00
4%
21/02
00:00
1%
21/02
03:00
23%
21/02
06:00
81%
Weather forecast for Armagh (0.50 miles away) updated 20/02/20 at 16:02.

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

Forthcoming events at this location

Star Tracker Evening at Armagh Observatory & Planetarium

Friday 27th March 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

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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