Sir Patrick Moore Astronomy Centre

Les Creux Country Park, St. Brelade, JE3 8LN

Location description

Meeting venue for Jersey Astronomy Club and home of their observatory.


Location event organiser

Jersey Astronomy Club 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

19/07/19
19:00
19°
50%
19/07/19
22:00
18°
43%
20/07/19
01:00
18°
76%
20/07/19
04:00
18°
37%
Weather forecast for Beauport (beach) (0.53 miles away) updated 19/07/19 at 08:00.

Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a semi-rural setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

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The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

When to stargaze at Sir Patrick Moore Astronomy Centre

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.

Forthcoming events at this location

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 22nd July 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 29th July 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 5th August 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 12th August 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 19th August 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 26th August 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 2nd September 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 9th September 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 16th September 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 23rd September 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 30th September 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 7th October 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 14th October 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 21st October 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 28th October 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 4th November 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 11th November 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 18th November 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 25th November 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 2nd December 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 9th December 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 16th December 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 23rd December 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 30th December 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 6th January 2020 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 13th January 2020 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 20th January 2020 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 27th January 2020 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 3rd February 2020 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 10th February 2020 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 17th February 2020 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 24th February 2020 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 2nd March 2020 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 9th March 2020 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 16th March 2020 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 23rd March 2020 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 30th March 2020 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 6th April 2020 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 13th April 2020 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 20th April 2020 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 27th April 2020 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Location

When to visit

The best time to visit Sir Patrick Moore Astronomy Centre can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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