Huddersfield Observatory

Blackmoorfoot Road, Heights, HD4 7AF

Location description

Unfortunately as of April 2019 the Huddersfield Observatory is no longer operating, however the Huddersfield Astronomical Society who used to run the facility are still very much active and well worth contacting if you are interested in astronomy in this region!


Location event organiser

Huddersfield Astronomical Society organises stargazing events at this location.


Tonight's weather forecast

25/05/19
19:00
13°
33%
25/05/19
22:00
13°
14%
26/05/19
01:00
13°
13%
26/05/19
04:00
13°
49%
Weather forecast for Milnsbridge (1.43 miles away) updated 25/05/19 at 12:00.

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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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 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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