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

12/07/20
19:00
17°
9%
12/07/20
22:00
14°
55%
13/07/20
01:00
13°
39%
13/07/20
04:00
13°
13%
Weather forecast for Cumberland Stone (0.29 miles away) updated 12/07/20 at 04:00.

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

Jim Savage-Lowden Observatory Public Open Evening

Friday 4th September 2020 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jim Savage-Lowden Observatory Public Open Evening

Saturday 5th September 2020 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jim Savage-Lowden Observatory Public Open Evening

Friday 11th September 2020 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jim Savage-Lowden Observatory Public Open Evening

Saturday 12th September 2020 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jim Savage-Lowden Observatory Public Open Evening

Friday 18th September 2020 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jim Savage-Lowden Observatory Public Open Evening

Saturday 19th September 2020 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jim Savage-Lowden Observatory Public Open Evening

Friday 25th September 2020 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jim Savage-Lowden Observatory Public Open Evening

Saturday 26th September 2020 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jim Savage-Lowden Observatory Public Open Evening

Friday 2nd October 2020 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jim Savage-Lowden Observatory Public Open Evening

Saturday 3rd October 2020 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jim Savage-Lowden Observatory Public Open Evening

Friday 9th October 2020 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jim Savage-Lowden Observatory Public Open Evening

Saturday 10th October 2020 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jim Savage-Lowden Observatory Public Open Evening

Friday 16th October 2020 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jim Savage-Lowden Observatory Public Open Evening

Saturday 17th October 2020 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jim Savage-Lowden Observatory Public Open Evening

Friday 23rd October 2020 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jim Savage-Lowden Observatory Public Open Evening

Saturday 24th October 2020 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jim Savage-Lowden Observatory Public Open Evening

Friday 30th October 2020 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jim Savage-Lowden Observatory Public Open Evening

Saturday 31st October 2020 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jim Savage-Lowden Observatory Public Open Evening

Friday 6th November 2020 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jim Savage-Lowden Observatory Public Open Evening

Saturday 7th November 2020 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jim Savage-Lowden Observatory Public Open Evening

Friday 13th November 2020 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jim Savage-Lowden Observatory Public Open Evening

Saturday 14th November 2020 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jim Savage-Lowden Observatory Public Open Evening

Friday 20th November 2020 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jim Savage-Lowden Observatory Public Open Evening

Saturday 21st November 2020 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jim Savage-Lowden Observatory Public Open Evening

Friday 27th November 2020 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jim Savage-Lowden Observatory Public Open Evening

Saturday 28th November 2020 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jim Savage-Lowden Observatory Public Open Evening

Friday 4th December 2020 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jim Savage-Lowden Observatory Public Open Evening

Saturday 5th December 2020 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jim Savage-Lowden Observatory Public Open Evening

Friday 11th December 2020 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jim Savage-Lowden Observatory Public Open Evening

Saturday 12th December 2020 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jim Savage-Lowden Observatory Public Open Evening

Friday 18th December 2020 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jim Savage-Lowden Observatory Public Open Evening

Saturday 19th December 2020 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jim Savage-Lowden Observatory Public Open Evening

Friday 25th December 2020 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jim Savage-Lowden Observatory Public Open Evening

Saturday 26th December 2020 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jim Savage-Lowden Observatory Public Open Evening

Friday 1st January 2021 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jim Savage-Lowden Observatory Public Open Evening

Saturday 2nd January 2021 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jim Savage-Lowden Observatory Public Open Evening

Friday 8th January 2021 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jim Savage-Lowden Observatory Public Open Evening

Saturday 9th January 2021 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jim Savage-Lowden Observatory Public Open Evening

Friday 15th January 2021 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jim Savage-Lowden Observatory Public Open Evening

Saturday 16th January 2021 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jim Savage-Lowden Observatory Public Open Evening

Friday 22nd January 2021 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jim Savage-Lowden Observatory Public Open Evening

Saturday 23rd January 2021 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jim Savage-Lowden Observatory Public Open Evening

Friday 29th January 2021 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jim Savage-Lowden Observatory Public Open Evening

Saturday 30th January 2021 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jim Savage-Lowden Observatory Public Open Evening

Friday 5th February 2021 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jim Savage-Lowden Observatory Public Open Evening

Saturday 6th February 2021 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jim Savage-Lowden Observatory Public Open Evening

Friday 12th February 2021 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jim Savage-Lowden Observatory Public Open Evening

Saturday 13th February 2021 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jim Savage-Lowden Observatory Public Open Evening

Friday 19th February 2021 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jim Savage-Lowden Observatory Public Open Evening

Saturday 20th February 2021 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jim Savage-Lowden Observatory Public Open Evening

Friday 26th February 2021 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jim Savage-Lowden Observatory Public Open Evening

Saturday 27th February 2021 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jim Savage-Lowden Observatory Public Open Evening

Friday 5th March 2021 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jim Savage-Lowden Observatory Public Open Evening

Saturday 6th March 2021 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jim Savage-Lowden Observatory Public Open Evening

Friday 12th March 2021 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jim Savage-Lowden Observatory Public Open Evening

Saturday 13th March 2021 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jim Savage-Lowden Observatory Public Open Evening

Friday 19th March 2021 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jim Savage-Lowden Observatory Public Open Evening

Saturday 20th March 2021 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jim Savage-Lowden Observatory Public Open Evening

Friday 26th March 2021 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jim Savage-Lowden Observatory Public Open Evening

Saturday 27th March 2021 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Location

When to visit

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

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