Kenley Observatory

Near Kenley Aerodrome, Kenley, CR8 5EP

Location description

Home of Croydon Astronomical Society who run frequent public observing events from this location.


Location event organiser

Croydon Astronomical Society organises stargazing events at this location.


Astronomical society

Meeting place for local astronomical society, often in a location that enables stargazing and observing.


Observatory

Location has an observatory that is accessible to the public by prior arrangement or during public events.


Tonight's weather forecast

24/05/19
19:00
18°
5%
24/05/19
22:00
15°
2%
25/05/19
01:00
13°
5%
25/05/19
04:00
12°
7%
Weather forecast for Kenley (0.60 miles away) updated 24/05/19 at 12:00.

Location light pollution

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

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

Stargazing events at this location

There are no known forthcoming events at this location. Previously there have been 98 events with the last one being on 27th April 2019 organised by Croydon Astronomical Society.

Location

When to visit

The best time to visit Kenley Observatory can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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