Run by the Letchworth & District Astronomical Society the observatory is located on the edge of Letchworth Garden City away from the worst of the light pollution. The observatory hosts frequent public stargazing events throughout the year.
Location events organiser
Letchworth & District Astronomical Society organises events at this location
Please contact Letchworth & District Astronomical Society directly with any enquiries relating to visiting this location
Weather forecast for Letchworth Garden City (1.0 miles away) updated 16/05/22 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.