Orwell Park Observatory

Orwell Park School, Nacton, IP10 0ER

Location description

Prestigious Victorian observatory which is opened to the public on a number of dates each year.


Location event organiser

Orwell 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

26/09/18
19:00
15°
0%
26/09/18
22:00
13°
0%
27/09/18
01:00
12°
0%
27/09/18
04:00
11°
0%
Weather forecast for Levington (1.50 miles away) updated 26/09/18 at 00:01.

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

Orwell Park Observatory Open Evening

Friday 19th October 2018 from 19:30pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Orwell Park Observatory Open Evening

Saturday 20th October 2018 from 19:30pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

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When to visit

The best time to visit Orwell Park Observatory can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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