Rosse Observatory

Carleton Road, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ

Location description

Home of the friendly and welcoming West Yorkshire Astronomical Society who host frequent public stargazing sessions every Tuesday and Friday evening.


Location event organiser

West Yorkshire Astronomical Society organises stargazing events at this location.


Astronomical society

Meeting place for local astronomical society, often in a location that enables stargazing and observing.


Observatory

Location has an observatory that is accessible to the public by prior arrangement or during public events.


Tonight's weather forecast

01/12/20
18:00
4%
01/12/20
21:00
1%
02/12/20
00:00
0%
02/12/20
03:00
9%
Weather forecast for Pontefract (1.10 miles away) updated 01/12/20 at 18:00.

Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a urban 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

Rosse Observatory Open Evening

Rosse Observatory, Carleton Road, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ
Tuesday 1st December 2020 from 19:15pm to 21:15pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Rosse Observatory Open Evening

Rosse Observatory, Carleton Road, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ
Friday 4th December 2020 from 19:15pm to 21:15pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Rosse Observatory Open Evening

Rosse Observatory, Carleton Road, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ
Tuesday 8th December 2020 from 19:15pm to 21:15pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Rosse Observatory Open Evening

Rosse Observatory, Carleton Road, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ
Friday 11th December 2020 from 19:15pm to 21:15pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Rosse Observatory Open Evening

Rosse Observatory, Carleton Road, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ
Tuesday 15th December 2020 from 19:15pm to 21:15pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Rosse Observatory Open Evening

Rosse Observatory, Carleton Road, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ
Friday 18th December 2020 from 19:15pm to 21:15pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Rosse Observatory Open Evening

Rosse Observatory, Carleton Road, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ
Tuesday 22nd December 2020 from 19:15pm to 21:15pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Rosse Observatory Open Evening

Rosse Observatory, Carleton Road, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ
Tuesday 29th December 2020 from 19:15pm to 21:15pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Rosse Observatory Open Evening

Rosse Observatory, Carleton Road, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ
Tuesday 5th January 2021 from 19:15pm to 21:15pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Rosse Observatory Open Evening

Rosse Observatory, Carleton Road, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ
Friday 8th January 2021 from 19:15pm to 21:15pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Rosse Observatory Open Evening

Rosse Observatory, Carleton Road, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ
Tuesday 12th January 2021 from 19:15pm to 21:15pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Rosse Observatory Open Evening

Rosse Observatory, Carleton Road, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ
Friday 15th January 2021 from 19:15pm to 21:15pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Rosse Observatory Open Evening

Rosse Observatory, Carleton Road, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ
Tuesday 19th January 2021 from 19:15pm to 21:15pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Rosse Observatory Open Evening

Rosse Observatory, Carleton Road, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ
Friday 22nd January 2021 from 19:15pm to 21:15pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Rosse Observatory Open Evening

Rosse Observatory, Carleton Road, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ
Tuesday 26th January 2021 from 19:15pm to 21:15pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Rosse Observatory Open Evening

Rosse Observatory, Carleton Road, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ
Friday 29th January 2021 from 19:15pm to 21:15pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Rosse Observatory Open Evening

Rosse Observatory, Carleton Road, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ
Tuesday 2nd February 2021 from 19:15pm to 21:15pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Rosse Observatory Open Evening

Rosse Observatory, Carleton Road, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ
Friday 5th February 2021 from 19:15pm to 21:15pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Rosse Observatory Open Evening

Rosse Observatory, Carleton Road, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ
Tuesday 9th February 2021 from 19:15pm to 21:15pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Rosse Observatory Open Evening

Rosse Observatory, Carleton Road, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ
Friday 12th February 2021 from 19:15pm to 21:15pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Rosse Observatory Open Evening

Rosse Observatory, Carleton Road, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ
Tuesday 16th February 2021 from 19:15pm to 21:15pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Rosse Observatory Open Evening

Rosse Observatory, Carleton Road, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ
Friday 19th February 2021 from 19:15pm to 21:15pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Rosse Observatory Open Evening

Rosse Observatory, Carleton Road, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ
Tuesday 23rd February 2021 from 19:15pm to 21:15pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Rosse Observatory Open Evening

Rosse Observatory, Carleton Road, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ
Friday 26th February 2021 from 19:15pm to 21:15pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Rosse Observatory Open Evening

Rosse Observatory, Carleton Road, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ
Tuesday 2nd March 2021 from 19:15pm to 21:15pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Rosse Observatory Open Evening

Rosse Observatory, Carleton Road, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ
Friday 5th March 2021 from 19:15pm to 21:15pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Rosse Observatory Open Evening

Rosse Observatory, Carleton Road, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ
Tuesday 9th March 2021 from 19:15pm to 21:15pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Rosse Observatory Open Evening

Rosse Observatory, Carleton Road, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ
Friday 12th March 2021 from 19:15pm to 21:15pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Rosse Observatory Open Evening

Rosse Observatory, Carleton Road, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ
Tuesday 16th March 2021 from 19:15pm to 21:15pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Rosse Observatory Open Evening

Rosse Observatory, Carleton Road, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ
Friday 19th March 2021 from 19:15pm to 21:15pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Rosse Observatory Open Evening

Rosse Observatory, Carleton Road, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ
Tuesday 23rd March 2021 from 19:15pm to 21:15pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Rosse Observatory Open Evening

Rosse Observatory, Carleton Road, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ
Friday 26th March 2021 from 19:15pm to 21:15pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Rosse Observatory Open Evening

Rosse Observatory, Carleton Road, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ
Tuesday 30th March 2021 from 19:15pm to 21:15pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Rosse Observatory Open Evening

Rosse Observatory, Carleton Road, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ
Friday 2nd April 2021 from 19:15pm to 21:15pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Rosse Observatory Open Evening

Rosse Observatory, Carleton Road, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ
Tuesday 6th April 2021 from 19:15pm to 21:15pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Rosse Observatory Open Evening

Rosse Observatory, Carleton Road, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ
Friday 9th April 2021 from 19:15pm to 21:15pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Rosse Observatory Open Evening

Rosse Observatory, Carleton Road, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ
Tuesday 13th April 2021 from 19:15pm to 21:15pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Rosse Observatory Open Evening

Rosse Observatory, Carleton Road, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ
Friday 16th April 2021 from 19:15pm to 21:15pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Rosse Observatory Open Evening

Rosse Observatory, Carleton Road, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ
Tuesday 20th April 2021 from 19:15pm to 21:15pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Rosse Observatory Open Evening

Rosse Observatory, Carleton Road, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ
Friday 23rd April 2021 from 19:15pm to 21:15pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Rosse Observatory Open Evening

Rosse Observatory, Carleton Road, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ
Tuesday 27th April 2021 from 19:15pm to 21:15pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Rosse Observatory Open Evening

Rosse Observatory, Carleton Road, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ
Friday 30th April 2021 from 19:15pm to 21:15pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

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