The Victoria Hotel in Canterbury is the meeting location for anyone wishing to attend the James Irwin Observatory which is operated by Mid-Kent Astronomical Society.
Location events organiser
Mid-Kent Astronomical Society organises events at this location
Please contact Mid-Kent Astronomical Society directly with any enquiries relating to visiting this location
Weather forecast for Canterbury (0.8 miles away) updated 18/09/21 at 12:00.
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.