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The Astronomy Centre

The Astronomy Centre

Bacup Road A681, Near Todmorden, Lancashire, OL14 7HP

The Astronomy Centre is high up on the moors of the Southern Pennines, near the border between Yorkshire and Lancashire. At an elevation of about 1112′ (339m), the main observatory is situated on a level plateau surrounded by a ring of low hills which offer protection against light pollution from nearby towns.


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Weather forecast

  • 17/08/22

    16° 4%
  • 17/08/22

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  • 18/08/22

    12° 1%
  • 18/08/22

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Weather forecast for Bacup (2.0 miles away) updated 17/08/22 at 04:00.




Forthcoming events

Below is a list of events at The Astronomy Centre. View these events on a calendar.

  • The Astronomy Centre Public Open Evening

    Saturday 20th August 2022 from 19:30pm to 23:00pm

    The Astronomy Centre, Near Todmorden, OL14 7HP

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  • The Astronomy Centre Public Open Evening

    Saturday 27th August 2022 from 19:30pm to 23:00pm

    The Astronomy Centre, Near Todmorden, OL14 7HP

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  • The Astronomy Centre Public Open Evening

    Saturday 3rd September 2022 from 19:30pm to 23:00pm

    The Astronomy Centre, Near Todmorden, OL14 7HP

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  • The Astronomy Centre Public Open Evening

    Saturday 10th September 2022 from 19:30pm to 23:00pm

    The Astronomy Centre, Near Todmorden, OL14 7HP

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  • The Astronomy Centre Public Open Evening

    Saturday 17th September 2022 from 19:30pm to 23:00pm

    The Astronomy Centre, Near Todmorden, OL14 7HP

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  • The Astronomy Centre Public Open Evening

    Saturday 24th September 2022 from 19:30pm to 23:00pm

    The Astronomy Centre, Near Todmorden, OL14 7HP

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