Loxham Observatory

Duncan Road, Cranfield, MK43 0TH, East of England

Location description

The Loxham Observatory is home to a large C11 computerised telescope and operated on behalf of Cranfield University by the Cranfield Astronomical Society who meet here regularly on Tuesday evenings during the observing season.


Location event organiser

Cranfield Astronomical Society organises stargazing events at this location.


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
4%
23/03/19
21:00
5%
24/03/19
00:00
5%
24/03/19
03:00
5%
Weather forecast for Cranfield (0.44 miles away) updated 23/03/19 at 20:00.

Location light pollution

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

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

Forthcoming events at this location

Cranfield Astronomical Society Meeting

Tuesday 26th March 2019 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Cranfield Astronomical Society Meeting

Tuesday 2nd April 2019 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Cranfield Astronomical Society Meeting

Tuesday 9th April 2019 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Cranfield Astronomical Society Meeting

Tuesday 16th April 2019 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Cranfield Astronomical Society Meeting

Tuesday 23rd April 2019 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Cranfield Astronomical Society Meeting

Tuesday 30th April 2019 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Location

When to visit

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

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