Huddersfield Observatory

Blackmoorfoot Road, Heights, HD4 7AF

Location description

Located a few miles South-West of Huddersfield and away from the worst of the light pollution the observatory hosts frequent public observing sessions organised by Huddersfield Astronomical Society.


Location event organiser

Huddersfield 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

23/03/19
18:00
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23/03/19
21:00
5%
24/03/19
00:00
5%
24/03/19
03:00
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Weather forecast for Milnsbridge (1.43 miles away) updated 23/03/19 at 16:00.

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.

Stargazing events at this location

There are no known forthcoming events at this location. Previously there has been 14 events with the last one being on 5th November 2018 organised by Huddersfield Astronomical Society.

Location

When to visit

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

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