Leighton Observatory

Pex Hill Visitors Centre, Widnes, WA8 5QW

Location description

Home of Liverpool Astronomical Society who run frequent stargazing sessions from their observatory.


Location event organiser

Liverpool 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

23/03/19
18:00
5%
23/03/19
21:00
5%
24/03/19
00:00
5%
24/03/19
03:00
1%
Weather forecast for Whiston Cross (2.23 miles away) updated 23/03/19 at 20:00.

Location light pollution

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

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

Forthcoming events at this location

Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

Wednesday 27th March 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

Wednesday 3rd April 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

Wednesday 10th April 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

Wednesday 17th April 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

Wednesday 24th April 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

Wednesday 1st May 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

Wednesday 8th May 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

Wednesday 15th May 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

Wednesday 22nd May 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

Wednesday 29th May 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Location

When to visit

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

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