Aunt Phoebe’s Recreation Ground

Long Compton, Chipping Norton, CV36 5JS

Location description

Large flat recreation area situated in the centre of the village of Long Compton.


Dark sky discovery site

Designated as a Dark Sky Discovery Site this location is accessible by members of the public and are officially recognised as excellent places to stargaze. Such locations often have free overnight car parking, some have toilet facilities however rarely allow overnight camping.


Tonight's weather forecast

24/05/19
19:00
16°
30%
24/05/19
22:00
14°
6%
25/05/19
01:00
12°
3%
25/05/19
04:00
11°
4%
Weather forecast for Whichford (2.15 miles away) updated 24/05/19 at 08:00.

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

When to stargaze at Aunt Phoebe's Recreation Ground

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.

Location

When to visit

The best time to visit Aunt Phoebe's Recreation Ground can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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