Copthorne Observatory

Copthorne Observatory

Effingham Lane, Copthorne, West Sussex, RH10 3HR

Located on the grounds of Copthorne Prep School, the Copthorne Observatory was installed in January 2022 by members of the Crawley Astronomical Society. The observatory supports the school’s ambition of offering GCSE Astronomy courses, as well as a location for observing sessions organised by the group.


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Crawley Astronomical Society

Crawley Astronomical Society organises events at this location

Please contact Crawley Astronomical Society directly with any enquiries relating to visiting this location


Weather forecast

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Weather forecast for London Gatwick Airport (3.5 miles away) updated 20/04/24 at 20:00.




Events nearby

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  • Lyrids Meteor Shower at The Observatory Science Centre

    Saturday 20th April 2024 from 19:00pm to Sunday 21st April 2024 00:30am

    The Observatory Science Centre, Hailsham, BN27 1RN (26.9 miles away)

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  • Kenley Observatory Public Open Evening

    Saturday 20th April 2024 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    Norman Fisher Observatory at Kenley, Kenley, CR8 5EP (11.3 miles away)

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  • Orpington Astronomical Society monthly meeting

    Wednesday 24th April 2024 from 19:45pm to 21:30pm

    St Francis of Assisi Church Hall, Petts Wood, BR6 1QW (18.9 miles away)

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  • Informal observing evening with Crayford Manor Astronomical Society

    Thursday 25th April 2024 from 19:45pm to 21:30pm

    The Parsonage Lane Pavilion and Observatory, Dartford, DA4 9HD (23.9 miles away)

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  • Wealden Astronomers monthly meeting and observing

    Friday 26th April 2024 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Herstmonceux Castle, Hailsham, BN27 1RN (26.7 miles away)

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