The playing fields at the back of the Red Lion Pub in Lacock make for an excellent observing location and is frequented by astronomers from Wiltshire Astronomical Society. The Society welcomes members of the public to join them for their frequent observing sessions hosted here.
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Weather forecast for Chippenham (3.0 miles away) updated 19/01/22 at 16:00.
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.
Best time to visit
The below chart shows when the skies will be at their darkest at this location and therefore the best time to visit. Moonlight is shown in light yellow and the Sun's twilight in light blue. Midnight on the date shown is shown as a white line with sunset to the left and sunrise the next morning to the right. A black background with stars shows the best times for stargazing. See our dark sky calendar for more details.
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Below is a list of events at Lacock Playing Fields. View these events on a calendar.