Moffat Community Observatory

Moffat Community Observatory

Old Carlisle Road, Moffat, Dumfriesshire, DG10 9QJ

The Moffat Community Observatory offers a fantastic astronomical resource to the local community, complementing the town’s Dark Sky Town status as recognised by the International Dark-Sky Association.

Constructed of two log cabins and a three-metre diameter dome, the observatory houses a professional telescope offering beautiful views of various night sky objects. In addition, the venue is the proud home of the enthusiastic astronomers of Moffat Astronomy Club.

The observatory opened in October 2021 and from November that year will be accepting bookings via the Moffat Community Observatory website.


Location events organiser

Moffat Astronomy Club

Moffat Astronomy Club organises events at this location

Please contact Moffat Astronomy Club directly with any enquiries relating to visiting this location


Weather forecast

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Weather forecast for Moffat (0.5 miles away) updated 20/05/24 at 04:00.




Forthcoming events

Below is a list of events at Moffat Community Observatory. View these events on our calendar, add them to your calendar or Google Calendar.

  • Moffat Community Observatory (booking required)

    Tuesday 1st October 2024 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Moffat Community Observatory, Moffat, DG10 9QJ

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  • Moffat Community Observatory (booking required)

    Wednesday 2nd October 2024 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Moffat Community Observatory, Moffat, DG10 9QJ

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  • Moffat Community Observatory (booking required)

    Thursday 3rd October 2024 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Moffat Community Observatory, Moffat, DG10 9QJ

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  • Moffat Community Observatory (booking required)

    Friday 4th October 2024 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Moffat Community Observatory, Moffat, DG10 9QJ

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  • Moffat Community Observatory (booking required)

    Saturday 5th October 2024 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Moffat Community Observatory, Moffat, DG10 9QJ

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  • Moffat Community Observatory (booking required)

    Monday 7th October 2024 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Moffat Community Observatory, Moffat, DG10 9QJ

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