Caradon Observatory

Caradon Observatory

Upton Cross, Liskeard, 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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Weather forecast

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Weather forecast for Draynes (5.1 miles away) updated 16/09/21 at 16:00.




Events nearby

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  • Callington Community Astronomy Group meeting and stargazing

    Friday 1st October 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

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

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  • Callington Community Astronomy Group meeting and stargazing

    Friday 5th November 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

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

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  • Callington Community Astronomy Group meeting and stargazing

    Friday 3rd December 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

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

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  • Callington Community Astronomy Group meeting and stargazing

    Friday 7th January 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

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

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  • Callington Community Astronomy Group meeting and stargazing

    Friday 4th February 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

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

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