Guernsey Observatory is located at Rue du Lorier, St Pierre du Bois, Guernsey, in a building once constructed in 1943 as part of the German Mirus gun battery complex. The facility houses two amazing large-aperture telescopes and a comfortable meeting room suitable for up to 20 people. Regular meetings are organised by the Astronomy Section of La Société Guernesiaise who also regularly open the observatory to visitors.
Location events organiser
La Societe Guernesiase Astronomy Section organises events at this location
Please contact La Societe Guernesiase Astronomy Section directly with any enquiries relating to visiting this location
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Best time to visit
The below chart shows when the skies will be at their darkest at this location and therefore the best time to visit. Moonlight is shown in light yellow and the Sun's twilight in light blue. Midnight on the date shown is shown as a white line with sunset to the left and sunrise the next morning to the right. A black background with stars shows the best times for stargazing. See our dark sky calendar for more details.
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