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

25/09/18
19:00
14°
0%
25/09/18
22:00
12°
0%
26/09/18
01:00
11°
0%
26/09/18
04:00
11°
0%
Weather forecast for Beauport (beach) (0.53 miles away) updated 25/09/18 at 20:00.

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 1st October 2018 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 8th October 2018 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 15th October 2018 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 22nd October 2018 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 29th October 2018 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 5th November 2018 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 12th November 2018 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 19th November 2018 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 26th November 2018 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 3rd December 2018 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 10th December 2018 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 17th December 2018 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 24th December 2018 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 31st December 2018 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 7th January 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 14th January 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 21st January 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 28th January 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 4th February 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 11th February 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 18th February 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 25th February 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 4th March 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 11th March 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 18th March 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 25th March 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 1st April 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 8th April 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 15th April 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 22nd April 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 29th April 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

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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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