Milner K Ford Observatory

Wilton Park, Batley, WF17 0AS

Location description

Home of the Batley & Spenborough Astronomical Society who hold regular society meetings and public stargazing events at this location.


Location event organiser

Batley & Spenborough 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

20/02
18:00
56%
20/02
21:00
55%
21/02
00:00
8%
21/02
03:00
6%
21/02
06:00
17%
Weather forecast for Birstall Smithies (0.67 miles away) updated 20/02/20 at 18:02.

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.

Stargazing events at this location

There are no known forthcoming events at this location. Previously there have been 44 events with the last one being on 6th December 2019 organised by Batley & Spenborough Astronomical Society.

Location

When to visit

The best time to visit Milner K Ford Observatory can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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