The Parsonage Lane Pavilion is home to the Crayford Manor House Astronomical Society and their Dick Chambers Observatory. Visitors are welcome by prior arrangement only to the Society’s regular Thursday evening sessions, and the location also caters for schools and clubs.
Location events organiser
Crayford Manor House Astronomical Society Dartford organises events at this location
Please contact Crayford Manor House Astronomical Society Dartford directly with any enquiries relating to visiting this location
Email: [email protected]
Website: Crayford Manor House Astronomical Society Dartford
Weather forecast for Dartford (2.2 miles away) updated 02/12/23 at 12:00.
Local light pollution
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Best time to visit
The below chart shows when the skies will be at their darkest at this location and therefore the best time to visit. Moonlight is shown in light yellow and the Sun's twilight in light blue. Midnight on the date shown is shown as a white line with sunset to the left and sunrise the next morning to the right. A black background with stars shows the best times for stargazing. See our dark sky calendar for more details.
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