Onchan Park – Isle of Man

Royal Avenue, Onchan, IM3 1RD

Location description

Dark Sky Discovery site located in the Manx village of Onchan and venue for stargazing events held my Isle of Man Astronomical Society.


Location event organiser

Isle Of Man Astronomical Society organises stargazing events at this location.


Dark sky discovery site

Designated as a Dark Sky Discovery Site this location is accessible by members of the public and are officially recognised as excellent places to stargaze. Such locations often have free overnight car parking, some have toilet facilities however rarely allow overnight camping.


Tonight's weather forecast

15/10/18
19:00
0%
15/10/18
22:00
11°
0%
16/10/18
01:00
11°
4%
16/10/18
04:00
11°
9%
Weather forecast for Onchan (0.38 miles away) updated 15/10/18 at 06:00.

Location light pollution

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

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

When to stargaze at Onchan Park - Isle of Man

This location's semi-rural setting means it benefits from dark skies depending on the time of the year and lunar cycle. In the calendar below where you can see stars indicates when the skies will be dark and the best time to stargaze. Yellow areas show the adverse effects of daylight (bold) and moonlight (faded). Hover over a day to see darkness times or click on a date for more information.

Stargazing events at this location

There are no known forthcoming events at this location. Previously there has been 1 event which was on 19th January 2018 organised by Isle Of Man Astronomical Society.

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When to visit

The best time to visit Onchan Park - Isle of Man can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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