Paxton Pits is situated in the Great Ouse valley in Little Paxton village, between St Neots and Huntingdon.
It is a favoured observing location for St Neots Astronomy Association who regularly host public events at the venue.
Location events organiser
St Neots Astronomy Association organises events at this location
Please contact St Neots Astronomy Association directly with any enquiries relating to visiting this location
Email: [email protected]
Facebook: St Neots Astronomy Association
Weather forecast for St Neots (1.8 miles away) updated 21/09/21 at 16:00.
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.
Best time to visit
The below chart shows when the skies will be at their darkest at this location and therefore the best time to visit. Moonlight is shown in light yellow and the Sun's twilight in light blue. Midnight on the date shown is shown as a white line with sunset to the left and sunrise the next morning to the right. A black background with stars shows the best times for stargazing. See our dark sky calendar for more details.