J.A. Jones Hoober Observatory

Lee Brook Lane, Wentworth, S62 7SH

Location description

Observing home of the Mexborough & Swinton Astronomical Society.


Location event organiser

Mexborough & Swinton 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
5%
23/03/19
21:00
5%
24/03/19
00:00
5%
24/03/19
03:00
3%
Weather forecast for Upper Haugh (1.18 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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The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

Forthcoming events at this location

Public Viewing at Hoober Observatory

Friday 6th September 2019 from 19:45pm to 22:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Public Viewing at Hoober Observatory

Friday 4th October 2019 from 19:45pm to 22:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Public Viewing at Hoober Observatory

Friday 1st November 2019 from 19:45pm to 22:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Public Viewing at Hoober Observatory

Friday 6th December 2019 from 19:45pm to 22:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Location

When to visit

The best time to visit J.A. Jones Hoober Observatory can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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