Wilton Park Observatory

Wilton Park, Batley, WF17 0AS

Location description

Home of the Batley & Spenborough Astronomical Society who hold regular society meetings and public stargazing events at this location.


Location event organiser

Batley & Spenborough 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.


Observatory

Location has an observatory that is accessible to the public by prior arrangement or during public events.


Tonight's weather forecast

22/10/18
19:00
1%
22/10/18
22:00
10°
4%
23/10/18
01:00
10°
5%
23/10/18
04:00
10°
5%
Weather forecast for Birstall Smithies (0.67 miles away) updated 22/10/18 at 00:01.

Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a urban setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

Urban
Suburban
Semi-rural
Rural
Dark site
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

Forthcoming events at this location

Wilton Park Observatory Public Open Night

Friday 2nd November 2018 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Wilton Park Observatory Public Open Night

Friday 7th December 2018 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Wilton Park Observatory Public Open Night

Friday 4th January 2019 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Wilton Park Observatory Public Open Night

Friday 1st February 2019 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Wilton Park Observatory Public Open Night

Friday 1st March 2019 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Location

Loading Map....

When to visit

The best time to visit Wilton Park Observatory can be found on this dark skies calendar.

Add to favourites

To add this location to your favourites and receive optional stargazing event notifications simply login or register.

Register to receive stargazing event notifications