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

09/07/20
19:00
15°
61%
09/07/20
22:00
13°
24%
10/07/20
01:00
12°
51%
10/07/20
04:00
12°
52%
Weather forecast for Cranfield (0.44 miles away) updated 09/07/20 at 12:00.

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

Forthcoming events at this location

Cranfield Astronomical Society Meeting and Observing

Tuesday 6th October 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Cranfield Astronomical Society Meeting and Observing

Tuesday 13th October 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Cranfield Astronomical Society Meeting and Observing

Tuesday 20th October 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Cranfield Astronomical Society Meeting and Observing

Tuesday 27th October 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Cranfield Astronomical Society Meeting and Observing

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

Cranfield Astronomical Society Meeting and Observing

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

Cranfield Astronomical Society Meeting and Observing

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

Cranfield Astronomical Society Meeting and Observing

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

Cranfield Astronomical Society Meeting and Observing

Tuesday 1st December 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Cranfield Astronomical Society Meeting and Observing

Tuesday 8th December 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Cranfield Astronomical Society Meeting and Observing

Tuesday 15th December 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Cranfield Astronomical Society Meeting and Observing

Tuesday 22nd December 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Cranfield Astronomical Society Meeting and Observing

Tuesday 29th December 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Cranfield Astronomical Society Meeting and Observing

Tuesday 5th January 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Cranfield Astronomical Society Meeting and Observing

Tuesday 12th January 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Cranfield Astronomical Society Meeting and Observing

Tuesday 19th January 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Cranfield Astronomical Society Meeting and Observing

Tuesday 26th January 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Cranfield Astronomical Society Meeting and Observing

Tuesday 2nd February 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Cranfield Astronomical Society Meeting and Observing

Tuesday 9th February 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Cranfield Astronomical Society Meeting and Observing

Tuesday 16th February 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Cranfield Astronomical Society Meeting and Observing

Tuesday 23rd February 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Cranfield Astronomical Society Meeting and Observing

Tuesday 2nd March 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Cranfield Astronomical Society Meeting and Observing

Tuesday 9th March 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Cranfield Astronomical Society Meeting and Observing

Tuesday 16th March 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Cranfield Astronomical Society Meeting and Observing

Tuesday 23rd March 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Cranfield Astronomical Society Meeting and Observing

Tuesday 30th March 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Cranfield Astronomical Society Meeting and Observing

Tuesday 6th April 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Cranfield Astronomical Society Meeting and Observing

Tuesday 13th April 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Cranfield Astronomical Society Meeting and Observing

Tuesday 20th April 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Cranfield Astronomical Society Meeting and Observing

Tuesday 27th April 2021 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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