Toothill Observatory

Toothill Observatory

Toothill, Southampton, Hampshire, SO16 8AL

The Toothill Observatory is located under relatively dark skies on the outskirts of Southampton and is run by the very enthusiastic and welcoming Solent Amateur Astronomers. The facility boasts some impressive equipment including a 14″ Meade telescope (which can be used by wheelchair users) and is made accessible to the public during regular open evenings that take place throughout the observing season from August through to May each year.


Location events organiser

Solent Amateur Astronomers

Solent Amateur Astronomers organises events at this location

Please contact Solent Amateur Astronomers directly with any enquiries relating to visiting this location


Weather forecast

  • 23/07/24

    22° 3%
  • 23/07/24

    19° 4%
  • 24/07/24

    17° 1%
  • 24/07/24

    16° 0%

Weather forecast for Shirley Warren (1.9 miles away) updated 23/07/24 at 04:00.




Forthcoming events

Below is a list of events at Toothill Observatory. View these events on our calendar, add them to your calendar or Google Calendar.

  • See the Perseids at Toothill Observatory

    Monday 12th August 2024 from 21:30pm to Tuesday 13th August 2024 01:30am

    Toothill Observatory, Southampton, SO16 8AL

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  • Toothill Observatory Public Open Evening – August 2024

    Friday 30th August 2024 from 21:30pm to Saturday 31st August 2024 23:30pm

    Toothill Observatory, Southampton, SO16 8AL

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  • Toothill Observatory Public Open Evening – September 2024

    Friday 27th September 2024 from 20:30pm to Saturday 28th September 2024 22:30pm

    Toothill Observatory, Southampton, SO16 8AL

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  • Toothill Observatory Public Open Evening – October 2024

    Friday 25th October 2024 from 19:30pm to Saturday 26th October 2024 21:30pm

    Toothill Observatory, Southampton, SO16 8AL

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  • Toothill Observatory Public Open Evening – November 2024

    Friday 29th November 2024 from 19:30pm to Saturday 30th November 2024 21:30pm

    Toothill Observatory, Southampton, SO16 8AL

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  • Toothill Observatory Public Open Evening – January 2025

    Friday 3rd January 2025 from 19:30pm to Saturday 4th January 2025 21:30pm

    Toothill Observatory, Southampton, SO16 8AL

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