Torquay Boys Grammar School

Shiphay Manor Drive, Torquay, TQ2 7EL

Location description

Observing location for Torbay Astronomical Society who host regular observation evenings from the ground of the grammar school including opening up the school's observatory.


Location event organiser

Torbay 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.


Tonight's weather forecast

23/07/19
19:00
22°
0%
23/07/19
22:00
21°
78%
24/07/19
01:00
19°
86%
24/07/19
04:00
17°
2%
Weather forecast for Torquay Ski Slope (1.09 miles away) updated 23/07/19 at 20:00.

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.

Stargazing events at this location

There are no known forthcoming events at this location. Previously there have been 22 events with the last one being on 4th April 2019 organised by Torbay Astronomical Society.

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When to visit

The best time to visit Torquay Boys Grammar School can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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