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

15/10/19
19:00
14°
4%
15/10/19
22:00
13°
2%
16/10/19
01:00
12°
8%
16/10/19
04:00
13°
51%
Weather forecast for Greenwich Park (0.46 miles away) updated 15/10/19 at 08:00.

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.

Forthcoming events at this location

Observing on Blackheath Common with Flamsteed Astronomy Society

Friday 25th October 2019 from 19:30pm to 22:30pm
Observing Only

Observing on Blackheath Common with Flamsteed Astronomy Society

Friday 29th November 2019 from 19:30pm to 22:30pm
Observing Only

Observing on Blackheath Common with Flamsteed Astronomy Society

Friday 20th December 2019 from 19:30pm to 22:30pm
Observing Only

Observing on Blackheath Common with Flamsteed Astronomy Society

Friday 17th January 2020 from 19:30pm to 22:30pm
Observing Only

Observing on Blackheath Common with Flamsteed Astronomy Society

Friday 28th February 2020 from 19:30pm to 22:30pm
Observing Only

Observing on Blackheath Common with Flamsteed Astronomy Society

Friday 27th March 2020 from 20:00pm to 23:00pm
Observing Only

Observing on Blackheath Common with Flamsteed Astronomy Society

Friday 1st May 2020 from 21:00pm to 23:30pm
Observing Only

Location

When to visit

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

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