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 regularly on Tuesday evenings during University term time (October to December and January through to March). Short notice ad-hoc observing sessions announced via their Twitter and Facebook social media accounts are also accessible to the public.


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

19/11
18:00
4%
19/11
21:00
4%
20/11
00:00
1%
20/11
03:00
3%
20/11
06:00
4%
Weather forecast for Cranfield (0.44 miles away) updated 19/11/19 at 12:02.

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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Semi-rural
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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 19th November 2019 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Cranfield Astronomical Society Meeting

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

Cranfield Astronomical Society Meeting

Tuesday 3rd December 2019 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Cranfield Astronomical Society Meeting

Tuesday 10th December 2019 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Cranfield Astronomical Society Meeting

Tuesday 7th January 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Cranfield Astronomical Society Meeting

Tuesday 14th January 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Cranfield Astronomical Society Meeting

Tuesday 21st January 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Cranfield Astronomical Society Meeting

Tuesday 28th January 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Cranfield Astronomical Society Meeting

Tuesday 4th February 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Cranfield Astronomical Society Meeting

Tuesday 11th February 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Cranfield Astronomical Society Meeting

Tuesday 18th February 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Cranfield Astronomical Society Meeting

Tuesday 25th February 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Cranfield Astronomical Society Meeting

Tuesday 3rd March 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Cranfield Astronomical Society Meeting

Tuesday 10th March 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Cranfield Astronomical Society Meeting

Tuesday 17th March 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Cranfield Astronomical Society Meeting

Tuesday 24th March 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Cranfield Astronomical Society Meeting

Tuesday 31st March 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Cranfield Astronomical Society Meeting

Tuesday 7th April 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Cranfield Astronomical Society Meeting

Tuesday 14th April 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Cranfield Astronomical Society Meeting

Tuesday 21st April 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Cranfield Astronomical Society Meeting

Tuesday 28th April 2020 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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