Hesketh Park Observatory

Hesketh Park, Southport, PR9 9LN

Location description

Fabulous observatory set in the wonderful grounds of Hesketh Park and steeped in history. Open days are organised by Southport Astronomical Society.


Location event organiser

Southport Astronomical Society organises stargazing events at this location.


Observatory

Location has an observatory that is accessible to the public by prior arrangement or during public events.


Tonight's weather forecast

08/08/20
19:00
22°
1%
08/08/20
22:00
18°
0%
09/08/20
01:00
15°
0%
09/08/20
04:00
14°
0%
Weather forecast for Southport (1.17 miles away) updated 08/08/20 at 04:00.

Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a urban setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

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The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

Forthcoming events at this location

Hesketh Park Observatory Public Open Day

Sunday 30th August 2020 from 10:30am to 16:00pm

Hesketh Park Observatory Public Open Day

Sunday 27th September 2020 from 10:30am to 16:00pm

Hesketh Park Observatory Public Open Day

Sunday 25th October 2020 from 10:30am to 16:00pm

Hesketh Park Observatory Public Open Day

Sunday 29th November 2020 from 10:30am to 16:00pm

Location

When to visit

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

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