Located on the grounds of the Trinity School in Carlisle the observatory is home to a 16″ reflecting telescope. Border Astronomical Society run events here and host their regular meetings at the facility to which members of the public are very welcome.
Location events organiser
Border Astronomical Society organises events at this location
Please contact Border Astronomical Society directly with any enquiries relating to visiting this location
Weather forecast for Carlisle (0.4 miles away) updated 09/08/22 at 20:00.
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.
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.