Roseland Observatory occupies a fantastic location under the dark skies of Cornwall. It’s setting is a holiday campsite with easy access to St Austell however distant enough to escape nearby light pollution. This is a great place to have a stargazing break with the observatory itself being open to the the public (staying on site or not) every Tuesday evening throughout the observing season with amazing views on offer through their huge 16″ diameter telescope.
Update 09/10/18 we believe the Roseland Observatory is in the process of relocating to a new site — we’ll update the details on this page as soon as we know more!
Location event organiser
Roseland Observatory organises stargazing events at this location.
Location has an observatory that is accessible to the public by prior arrangement or during public events.
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Location light pollution
When to stargaze at Roseland Observatory
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 have been 38 events with the last one being on 24th April 2018 organised by Roseland Observatory.