Bruce Observatory – Whitby School

Prospect Hill, Whitby, YO21 1LA

Location description

Observing nights held here weather permitting with events organised by Whitby & District Astronomical Society.


Location event organiser

Whitby & District Astronomical Society organises stargazing events at this location.


Observatory

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


Tonight's weather forecast

19/05/19
19:00
12°
5%
19/05/19
22:00
10°
5%
20/05/19
01:00
5%
20/05/19
04:00
8%
Weather forecast for Whitby (0.53 miles away) updated 19/05/19 at 12:00.

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 80 events with the last one being on 28th April 2019 organised by Whitby & District Astronomical Society.

Location

When to visit

The best time to visit Bruce Observatory - Whitby School can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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