Brough Observatory

Prescott Avenue, Brough, HU15 1BB

Location description

The Brough Observatory is the proud home of Brough Astronomy Club and is located in the playing fields of the Blackburn Leisure Sports Club. The facility, which is home to a large 14 inch Cassegrain telescope, is open to the public on a monthly basis throughout the year with solar observing sessions being held during the summer. All visitors who are interested in astronomy are guaranteed a warm welcome!


Location event organiser

Brough Astronomy Club organises stargazing events at this location.


Astronomical society

Meeting place for local astronomical society, often in a location that enables stargazing and observing.


Observatory

Location has an observatory that is accessible to the public by prior arrangement or during public events.


Tonight's weather forecast

01/04/20
19:00
8%
01/04/20
22:00
5%
02/04/20
01:00
4%
02/04/20
04:00
1%
Weather forecast for Brough (0.13 miles away) updated 31/03/20 at 20:01.

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

Forthcoming events at this location

Brough Astronomy Club Meeting

Monday 27th April 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear)

Brough Astronomy Club Meeting

Monday 25th May 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear)

Brough Astronomy Club Meeting

Monday 22nd June 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear)

Brough Astronomy Club Meeting

Monday 27th July 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear)

Brough Astronomy Club Meeting

Monday 24th August 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear)

Brough Astronomy Club Meeting

Monday 28th September 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Brough Astronomy Club Meeting

Monday 26th October 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Brough Astronomy Club Meeting

Monday 23rd November 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Brough Astronomy Club Meeting

Monday 28th December 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Brough Astronomy Club Meeting

Monday 25th January 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Brough Astronomy Club Meeting

Monday 22nd February 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Brough Astronomy Club Meeting

Monday 22nd March 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Brough Astronomy Club Meeting

Monday 26th April 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Location

When to visit

The best time to visit Brough Observatory can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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