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 events organiser
Huddersfield Astronomical Society organises events at this location
Please contact Huddersfield Astronomical Society directly with any enquiries relating to visiting this location
Weather forecast for Milnsbridge (1.4 miles away) updated 04/08/21 at 20:00.
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.
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.