Brough Observatory

Prescott Avenue, Brough, HU15 1BB

Location description

Home of Brough Astronomy Club the observatory is located in the playing fields of Blackburn Leisure Sports Club.


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

23/05/19
19:00
18°
0%
23/05/19
22:00
13°
0%
24/05/19
01:00
10°
1%
24/05/19
04:00
5%
Weather forecast for Brough (0.13 miles away) updated 23/05/19 at 18:00.

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

Forthcoming events at this location

Astronomy for Beginners with Brough Astronomy Club

Thursday 23rd May 2019 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Brough Astronomical Society Meeting

Monday 27th May 2019 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

Astronomy for Beginners with Brough Astronomy Club

Thursday 6th June 2019 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Astronomy for Beginners with Brough Astronomy Club

Thursday 20th June 2019 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Brough Astronomical Society Meeting

Monday 24th June 2019 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

Astronomy for Beginners with Brough Astronomy Club

Thursday 4th July 2019 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Astronomy for Beginners with Brough Astronomy Club

Thursday 18th July 2019 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Brough Astronomical Society Meeting

Monday 22nd July 2019 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

Astronomy for Beginners with Brough Astronomy Club

Thursday 1st August 2019 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Brough Astronomical Society Meeting

Monday 26th August 2019 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

Location

When to visit

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

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