Blackheath Common

Blackheath, London, SE3 0TX

Location description

Observing location for members of Flamsteed Astronomical Society who run regular stargazing events here, even with the light pollution there's great views to be had through telescopes of the moon, planets and some of the brighter deep sky objects. Map marker indicates actual meeting place.


Location event organiser

Flamsteed Astronomy Society organises stargazing events at this location.


Private venue

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


Tonight's weather forecast

20/06/19
19:00
17°
7%
20/06/19
22:00
16°
5%
21/06/19
01:00
14°
0%
21/06/19
04:00
12°
0%
Weather forecast for Greenwich Park (0.46 miles away) updated 20/06/19 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.

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Dark site
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 26 events with the last one being on 26th April 2019 organised by Flamsteed Astronomy Society.

Location

When to visit

The best time to visit Blackheath Common can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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