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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

  • 29/06/22

    15° 12%
  • 29/06/22

    13° 10%
  • 30/06/22

    12° 12%
  • 30/06/22

    11° 10%

Weather forecast for Bacup (2.0 miles away) updated 29/06/22 at 04:00.




Events nearby

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  • Salford Observatory open evening

    Wednesday 20th July 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Salford Observatory, Chasely Fields, M6 7DZ (16.1 miles away)

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  • Wakefield & District Astronomical Society meeting

    Thursday 21st July 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Henry Boons, Wakefield, WF2 9SR (26.4 miles away)

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  • Public observing at High Legh Community Observatory

    Friday 22nd July 2022 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm

    High Legh Community Observatory, High Legh, WA16 6NS (26.9 miles away)

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  • Salford Observatory open evening

    Wednesday 27th July 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Salford Observatory, Chasely Fields, M6 7DZ (16.1 miles away)

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  • Keighley Astronomical Society monthly meeting

    Thursday 28th July 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Steeton Methodist Church Hall, Keighley, BD20 6PD (15.1 miles away)

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