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

25/09/18
19:00
15°
5%
25/09/18
22:00
12°
4%
26/09/18
01:00
11°
4%
26/09/18
04:00
11°
4%
Weather forecast for Whiston Cross (2.23 miles away) updated 25/09/18 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 26th September 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

Wednesday 3rd October 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

Wednesday 10th October 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

Wednesday 17th October 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

Wednesday 24th October 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

Wednesday 31st October 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

Wednesday 7th November 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

Wednesday 14th November 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

Wednesday 21st November 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

Wednesday 28th November 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

Wednesday 5th December 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

Wednesday 12th December 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

Wednesday 19th December 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
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When to visit

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

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