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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

    16° 28%
  • 29/06/22

    13° 47%
  • 30/06/22

    12° 11%
  • 30/06/22

    10° 11%

Weather forecast for Bacup (2.0 miles away) updated 28/06/22 at 20:00.




Events nearby

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  • Preston and District Astronomical Society meeting

    Thursday 8th September 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Deepdale Labour Social & Bowling Club, Preston, PR1 6RX (22.2 miles away)

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  • Public observing at High Legh Community Observatory

    Friday 9th September 2022 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm

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

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  • West Didsbury Astronomical Society meeting

    Monday 12th September 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Cavendish Road Primary School, West Didsbury, M20 1JG (19.8 miles away)

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  • Bradford Astronomical Society lecture evening

    Monday 12th September 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    Idle & Thackley Conservative Club, Idle, BD10 8QB (19.2 miles away)

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  • Public observing at High Legh Community Observatory

    Friday 16th September 2022 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm

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

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