Bishop Auckland Community Fire Station

Green Lane, Bishop Auckland, DL14 6RS, North East

Location description

This newly opened (2017) Fire Station on the outskirts of Bishop Auckland is often used for stargazing events organised by Bishop Auckland Astronomical Society.


Location event organiser

Bishop Auckland Astronomical Society organises stargazing events at this location.


Private venue

Location accessible out of hours only when stargazing events are scheduled.


Tonight's weather forecast

22/05/19
19:00
15°
0%
22/05/19
22:00
10°
0%
23/05/19
01:00
0%
23/05/19
04:00
0%
Weather forecast for Shildon (1.25 miles away) updated 22/05/19 at 20:00.

Location light pollution

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

Urban
Suburban
Semi-rural
Rural
Dark site
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

Forthcoming events at this location

Bishop Auckland Astronomical Society Meeting

Thursday 6th June 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Bishop Auckland Astronomical Society Meeting

Thursday 11th July 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Bishop Auckland Astronomical Society Meeting

Thursday 8th August 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Bishop Auckland Astronomical Society Meeting

Thursday 12th September 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Bishop Auckland Astronomical Society Meeting

Thursday 10th October 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Bishop Auckland Astronomical Society Meeting

Thursday 7th November 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Bishop Auckland Astronomical Society Meeting

Thursday 12th December 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Location

When to visit

The best time to visit Bishop Auckland Community Fire Station can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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