Rosse Observatory

Rosse Observatory

Carleton Road, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 3RJ

The Rosse Observatory in Pontefract is the home of the friendly and welcoming West Yorkshire Astronomical Society. The group organise regular public stargazing sessions on Tuesday and Friday evenings.


Location events organiser

West Yorkshire Astronomical Society

West Yorkshire Astronomical Society organises events at this location

Please contact West Yorkshire Astronomical Society directly with any enquiries relating to visiting this location


Weather forecast

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Weather forecast for Pontefract (1.1 miles away) updated 14/04/24 at 12:00.




Forthcoming events

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

  • Rosse Observatory public open evening

    Friday 19th April 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Rosse Observatory, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ

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  • West Yorkshire Astronomical Society Young Astronomers Club

    Friday 26th April 2024 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Rosse Observatory, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ

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  • Rosse Observatory public open evening

    Tuesday 7th May 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Rosse Observatory, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ

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  • Rosse Observatory public open evening

    Friday 10th May 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Rosse Observatory, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ

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  • Rosse Observatory public open evening

    Friday 17th May 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Rosse Observatory, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ

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  • West Yorkshire Astronomical Society Young Astronomers Club

    Friday 31st May 2024 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Rosse Observatory, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ

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