Dyffryn Observatory

Dyffryn Gardens, St Nicholas, CF5 6SU

Location description

Located in the grounds of Dyffryn Gardens hosting stargazing events run by Cardiff Astronomical Society.


Location event organiser

Cardiff Astronomical Society organises stargazing events at this location.


Astronomical society

Meeting place for local astronomical society, often in a location that enables stargazing and observing.


Tonight's weather forecast

13/12/18
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13/12/18
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14/12/18
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Weather forecast for Dyffryn House Gardens (1.11 miles away) updated 13/12/18 at 00:01.

Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a suburban 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.

Forthcoming events at this location

Cardiff Astronomical Society Star Party - January 2019

Friday 4th January 2019 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Cardiff Astronomical Society Star Party - February 2019

Friday 8th February 2019 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Cardiff Astronomical Society Star Party - March 2019

Friday 8th March 2019 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Cardiff Astronomical Society Star Party - April 2019

Friday 5th April 2019 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Cardiff Astronomical Society Star Party - May 2019

Friday 3rd May 2019 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Location

When to visit

The best time to visit Dyffryn Observatory can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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