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.


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


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  • Salford Observatory open evening

    Wednesday 22nd September 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

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

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  • Stargazing in Forest of Bowland at Bleasedale

    Friday 24th September 2021 from 20:30pm to 22:30pm

    Bleasdale Parish Hall, Bleasdale, Preston, Lancashire, PR3 1UY (9.8 miles away)

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  • Stargazing at Brockholes

    Saturday 25th September 2021 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    Brockholes Nature Reserve, Brockholes Nature reserve, Preston, Lancashire, PR5 0AG, North West (3.2 miles away)

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  • Hesketh Park Observatory public open day

    Sunday 26th September 2021 from 10:30am to 16:30pm

    Hesketh Park Observatory, Hesketh Park, Southport, PR9 9LN (14.1 miles away)

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  • Heaton Park Astronomy Group Public Open Day

    Sunday 26th September 2021 from 12:00pm to 15:00pm

    Heaton Park Farm Centre, Middleton Road, Manchester, M25 2SW (24.8 miles away)

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