Jeremiah Horrocks Observatory - Moor Park

Jeremiah Horrocks Observatory - Moor Park

Blackpool Road, Preston, Lancashire, PR2 3AE, North West

The Jeremiah Horrocks Observatory in Moor Park (also known as Moor Park Observatory) has a long history and deep tradition with astronomy. Originally opened in June 1927 the observatory has been recently renovated in 2017 and now opens its doors to the public every third Thursday of the month during the observing season.


Location events organiser

Preston and District Astronomical Society

Preston and District Astronomical Society organises events at this location

Please contact Preston and District Astronomical Society directly with any enquiries relating to visiting this location


Weather forecast

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Weather forecast for Preston North End F.c. (0.7 miles away) updated 14/04/24 at 16:00.




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    Wednesday 17th April 2024 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

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    Thursday 18th April 2024 from 18:00pm to 21:00pm

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    Friday 19th April 2024 from 12:00pm to Friday 3rd May 2024 12:00pm

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