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

22/09/20
19:00
16°
5%
22/09/20
22:00
15°
78%
23/09/20
01:00
14°
88%
23/09/20
04:00
12°
88%
Weather forecast for Whiston Cross (2.23 miles away) updated 22/09/20 at 18:00.

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 23rd September 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

Wednesday 30th September 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

Wednesday 7th October 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

Wednesday 14th October 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

Wednesday 21st October 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

Wednesday 28th October 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

Wednesday 4th November 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

Wednesday 11th November 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

Wednesday 18th November 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

Wednesday 25th November 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

Wednesday 2nd December 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

Wednesday 9th December 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

Wednesday 16th December 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

Wednesday 23rd December 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

Wednesday 30th December 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

Location

When to visit

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

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