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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

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


Weather forecast

  • 19/05/22

    19° 4%
  • 19/05/22

    15° 5%
  • 20/05/22

    13° 6%
  • 20/05/22

    12° 5%

Weather forecast for London Gatwick Airport (3.5 miles away) updated 19/05/22 at 16:00.




Events nearby

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  • Observing evening with Orpington Astronomical Society

    Thursday 19th May 2022 from 19:30pm to 22:00pm

    Otford Village Memorial Hall, Otford, TN14 5PQ (17.3 miles away)

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  • Walton Astronomy Group meeting and observing

    Thursday 19th May 2022 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    Prince of Wales - Esher, Esher, KT10 8LA (19.7 miles away)

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  • Crawley Astronomical Society meeting

    Friday 20th May 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    The Haven Centre - Crawley Down, Crawley, RH10 4LJ (1.4 miles away)

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  • Family evening at the Observatory Science Centre

    Saturday 21st May 2022 from 16:30pm to 20:30pm

    The Observatory Science Centre, Hailsham, BN27 1RN (26.8 miles away)

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  • Worthing Astronomers club observing night

    Saturday 21st May 2022 from 19:00pm to 23:00pm

    Clapham & Patching Village Hall, Worthing, BN13 3UT (25.5 miles away)

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