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

17/01/21
18:00
13%
17/01/21
21:00
18%
18/01/21
00:00
11%
18/01/21
03:00
36%
Weather forecast for Southport (1.17 miles away) updated 17/01/21 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.

Stargazing events at this location

There are no known forthcoming events at this location. Previously there have been 11 events with the last one being on 29th November 2020 organised by Southport Astronomical Society.

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When to visit

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

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