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

20/09/19
19:00
18°
0%
20/09/19
22:00
15°
0%
21/09/19
01:00
13°
0%
21/09/19
04:00
12°
0%
Weather forecast for Whiston Cross (2.23 miles away) updated 20/09/19 at 20:01.

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 25th September 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

Wednesday 2nd October 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Liverpool Astronomical Society Young Astronomers Club

Thursday 3rd October 2019 from 19:00pm to 20:30pm
Observing (if clear)

Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

Wednesday 9th October 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

Wednesday 16th October 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

Wednesday 23rd October 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

Wednesday 30th October 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

Wednesday 6th November 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Liverpool Astronomical Society Young Astronomers Club

Thursday 7th November 2019 from 19:00pm to 20:30pm
Observing (if clear)

Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

Wednesday 13th November 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

Wednesday 20th November 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

Wednesday 27th November 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

Wednesday 4th December 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Liverpool Astronomical Society Young Astronomers Club

Thursday 5th December 2019 from 19:00pm to 20:30pm
Observing (if clear)

Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

Wednesday 11th December 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

Wednesday 18th December 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Liverpool Astronomical Society Young Astronomers Club

Thursday 2nd January 2020 from 19:00pm to 20:30pm
Observing (if clear)

Liverpool Astronomical Society Young Astronomers Club

Thursday 6th February 2020 from 19:00pm to 20:30pm
Observing (if clear)

Liverpool Astronomical Society Young Astronomers Club

Thursday 5th March 2020 from 19:00pm to 20:30pm
Observing (if clear)

Location

When to visit

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

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