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Leighton Observatory

Leighton Observatory

Pex Hill Visitors Centre, Widnes, Cheshire, WA8 5QW

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


Location events organiser

Liverpool Astronomical Society

Liverpool Astronomical Society organises events at this location

Please contact Liverpool Astronomical Society directly with any enquiries relating to visiting this location


Weather forecast

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Weather forecast for Whiston Cross (2.2 miles away) updated 09/08/22 at 20:00.




Forthcoming events

Below is a list of events at Leighton Observatory. View these events on a calendar.

  • Leighton Observatory Open Evening

    Wednesday 10th August 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Leighton Observatory, Widnes, WA8 5QW

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  • Leighton Observatory Open Evening

    Wednesday 17th August 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Leighton Observatory, Widnes, WA8 5QW

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  • Leighton Observatory Open Evening

    Wednesday 24th August 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Leighton Observatory, Widnes, WA8 5QW

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  • Leighton Observatory Open Evening

    Wednesday 31st August 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Leighton Observatory, Widnes, WA8 5QW

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  • Leighton Observatory Open Evening

    Wednesday 7th September 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Leighton Observatory, Widnes, WA8 5QW

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  • Leighton Observatory Open Evening

    Wednesday 14th September 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Leighton Observatory, Widnes, WA8 5QW

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