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Jeremiah Horrocks Observatory - Moor Park

Jeremiah Horrocks Observatory - Moor Park

Blackpool Road, Preston, 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.


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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


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Weather forecast for Preston North End F.c. (0.7 miles away) updated 22/01/22 at 16:00.




Events nearby

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  • Salford Observatory open evening

    Wednesday 26th January 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Salford Observatory, Chasely Fields, M6 7DZ (25.5 miles away)

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  • Heaton Park Astronomy Group meeting and observing

    Thursday 27th January 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Heaton Park Bowls Pavilion - Prestwich, Prestwich, M25 2GT (24.3 miles away)

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  • Manchester Astronomical Society weekly meeting at Godlee Observatory

    Thursday 27th January 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Godlee Observatory, Manchester, M1 3NL (28.2 miles away)

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  • Southport Astronomical Society meeting

    Sunday 30th January 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    Scarisbrick Bowling Club, Southport, PR8 6LG (14.9 miles away)

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  • Alston Observatory Open Evening

    Wednesday 2nd February 2022 from 18:00pm to 22:00pm

    Alston Observatory, Preston, PR3 3BP (4.9 miles away)

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