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Caradon Observatory

Caradon Observatory

Upton Cross, Liskeard, Cornwall, PL14 5BQ

Caradon Observatory occupies a fantastic dark sky location on the Eastern edge of Bodmin Moor and within the buffer zone of the Bodmin Moor International Dark Sky Park.  The four domes house a variety on instruments including both reflecting, refracting and solar telescopes. The facility’s current primary focus is research and education however has plans to open up it’s observatory doors to visitors.


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Events nearby

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  • Summer Highlights and Perseids at Wembury

    Saturday 13th August 2022 from 21:00pm to Sunday 14th August 2022 00:00am

    Wembury Beach Car Park, Plymouth, PL9 0HP (21.4 miles away)

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  • Kernow Astronomers monthly meeting

    Thursday 18th August 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Summercourt Memorial Hall, Newquay, TR8 5DY (26.7 miles away)

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  • Callington Community Astronomy Group meeting and stargazing

    Friday 2nd September 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    St Dominic Parish Hall, Saltash, PL12 6TD (8.3 miles away)

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  • Plymouth Astronomical Society meeting

    Friday 9th September 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Plymouth University - Rolle Building, Plymouth, PL4 8AA (16.8 miles away)

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  • Plymouth Astronomical Society meeting

    Friday 9th September 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Plymouth University - Rolle Building, Plymouth, PL4 8AA (16.8 miles away)

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