The Bettridge Centre

Coastal Park, Newtonhill, Aberdeenshire, AB39 3UL

Location description

Located in the village of Newtonhill on the North East Coast of Scotland the Bettridge Centre is the regular observing location for Aberdeen Astronomical Society who hold regular informal meetings here including stargazing when weather permits. Light pollution maps show quite high levels considering the location's proximity to the coast and, given the site has been chosen by as Astronomical Society for observing, is probably really good!


Location event organiser

Aberdeen Astronomical Society organises stargazing events at this location.


Astronomical society

Meeting place for local astronomical society, often in a location that enables stargazing and observing.


Private venue

Location accessible out of hours only when stargazing events are scheduled.


Tonight's weather forecast

20/10/19
19:00
5%
20/10/19
22:00
4%
21/10/19
01:00
0%
21/10/19
04:00
0%
Weather forecast for Stonehaven (beach) (4.99 miles away) updated 20/10/19 at 20:01.

Location light pollution

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

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

Forthcoming events at this location

Informal Stargazing with Aberdeen Astronomical Society

Tuesday 22nd October 2019 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Informal Stargazing with Aberdeen Astronomical Society

Tuesday 26th November 2019 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Informal Stargazing with Aberdeen Astronomical Society

Tuesday 24th December 2019 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Informal Stargazing with Aberdeen Astronomical Society

Tuesday 28th January 2020 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Informal Stargazing with Aberdeen Astronomical Society

Tuesday 25th February 2020 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Informal Stargazing with Aberdeen Astronomical Society

Tuesday 24th March 2020 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Informal Stargazing with Aberdeen Astronomical Society

Tuesday 28th April 2020 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Informal Stargazing with Aberdeen Astronomical Society

Tuesday 26th May 2020 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Informal Stargazing with Aberdeen Astronomical Society

Tuesday 23rd June 2020 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Informal Stargazing with Aberdeen Astronomical Society

Tuesday 28th July 2020 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Informal Stargazing with Aberdeen Astronomical Society

Tuesday 25th August 2020 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Informal Stargazing with Aberdeen Astronomical Society

Tuesday 22nd September 2020 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Informal Stargazing with Aberdeen Astronomical Society

Tuesday 27th October 2020 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Informal Stargazing with Aberdeen Astronomical Society

Tuesday 24th November 2020 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Informal Stargazing with Aberdeen Astronomical Society

Tuesday 22nd December 2020 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Informal Stargazing with Aberdeen Astronomical Society

Tuesday 26th January 2021 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Informal Stargazing with Aberdeen Astronomical Society

Tuesday 23rd February 2021 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Informal Stargazing with Aberdeen Astronomical Society

Tuesday 23rd March 2021 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Informal Stargazing with Aberdeen Astronomical Society

Tuesday 27th April 2021 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Informal Stargazing with Aberdeen Astronomical Society

Tuesday 25th May 2021 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Informal Stargazing with Aberdeen Astronomical Society

Tuesday 22nd June 2021 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Informal Stargazing with Aberdeen Astronomical Society

Tuesday 27th July 2021 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Informal Stargazing with Aberdeen Astronomical Society

Tuesday 24th August 2021 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Informal Stargazing with Aberdeen Astronomical Society

Tuesday 28th September 2021 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Informal Stargazing with Aberdeen Astronomical Society

Tuesday 26th October 2021 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Informal Stargazing with Aberdeen Astronomical Society

Tuesday 23rd November 2021 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Informal Stargazing with Aberdeen Astronomical Society

Tuesday 28th December 2021 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Location

When to visit

The best time to visit The Bettridge Centre can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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