Jim Savage-Lowden Observatory

Culloden Battlefield, Culloden Moor, IV2 5EU

Location description

Located near the site of Culloden Battlefield the Jim Savage-Lowden Observatory is the proud home of the Highlands Astronomical Society. The active and friendly society regularly open their observatory to the public when the skies are dark around each new moon. The location makes for a great stargazing haven and visiting is very much recommended!


Location event organiser

Highlands 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

26/09/18
19:00
14°
17%
26/09/18
22:00
14°
38%
27/09/18
01:00
14°
16%
27/09/18
04:00
13°
15%
Weather forecast for Cumberland Stone (0.29 miles away) updated 26/09/18 at 00:01.

Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a semi-rural setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

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The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

When to stargaze at Jim Savage-Lowden Observatory

This location's semi-rural setting means it benefits from dark skies depending on the time of the year and lunar cycle. In the calendar below where you can see stars indicates when the skies will be dark and the best time to stargaze. Yellow areas show the adverse effects of daylight (bold) and moonlight (faded). Hover over a day to see darkness times or click on a date for more information.

Forthcoming events at this location

JSL Observatory Public Observing Session

Friday 28th September 2018 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing Only

JSL Observatory Public Observing Session

Friday 5th October 2018 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing Only

JSL Observatory Public Observing Session

Friday 12th October 2018 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing Only

JSL Observatory Public Observing Session

Friday 19th October 2018 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing Only

JSL Observatory Public Observing Session

Friday 26th October 2018 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing Only

JSL Observatory Public Observing Session

Friday 2nd November 2018 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing Only

JSL Observatory Public Observing Session

Friday 9th November 2018 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing Only

JSL Observatory Public Observing Session

Friday 16th November 2018 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing Only

JSL Observatory Public Observing Session

Friday 23rd November 2018 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing Only

JSL Observatory Public Observing Session

Friday 30th November 2018 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing Only

JSL Observatory Public Observing Session

Friday 7th December 2018 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing Only

JSL Observatory Public Observing Session

Friday 14th December 2018 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing Only

JSL Observatory Public Observing Session

Friday 21st December 2018 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing Only

JSL Observatory Public Observing Session

Friday 28th December 2018 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing Only

JSL Observatory Public Observing Session

Friday 4th January 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing Only

JSL Observatory Public Observing Session

Friday 11th January 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing Only

JSL Observatory Public Observing Session

Friday 18th January 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing Only

JSL Observatory Public Observing Session

Friday 25th January 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing Only

JSL Observatory Public Observing Session

Friday 1st February 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing Only

JSL Observatory Public Observing Session

Friday 8th February 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing Only

JSL Observatory Public Observing Session

Friday 15th February 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing Only

JSL Observatory Public Observing Session

Friday 22nd February 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing Only

JSL Observatory Public Observing Session

Friday 1st March 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing Only

JSL Observatory Public Observing Session

Friday 8th March 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing Only

JSL Observatory Public Observing Session

Friday 15th March 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing Only

JSL Observatory Public Observing Session

Friday 22nd March 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing Only

JSL Observatory Public Observing Session

Friday 29th March 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing Only

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When to visit

The best time to visit Jim Savage-Lowden Observatory can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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