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

16/09/19
19:00
17°
5%
16/09/19
22:00
16°
8%
17/09/19
01:00
15°
8%
17/09/19
04:00
13°
8%
Weather forecast for Torquay Ski Slope (1.09 miles away) updated 16/09/19 at 12:01.

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

Observation Evening with Torbay Astro

Thursday 26th September 2019 from 19:30pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Observation Evening with Torbay Astro

Thursday 24th October 2019 from 19:30pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Observation Evening with Torbay Astro

Thursday 28th November 2019 from 19:30pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Observation Evening with Torbay Astro

Thursday 19th December 2019 from 19:30pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Observation Evening with Torbay Astro

Thursday 9th January 2020 from 19:30pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Observation Evening with Torbay Astro

Thursday 6th February 2020 from 19:30pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Observation Evening with Torbay Astro

Thursday 5th March 2020 from 19:30pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Observation Evening with Torbay Astro

Thursday 16th April 2020 from 19:30pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Location

When to visit

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

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