Winchendon Observatory

Nether Wichendon, Aylesbury, HP18

Location description

Home of the Aylesbury Astronomical Society access to this location is by prior arrangement only, limited car parking.


Location event organiser

Aylesbury 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

10/12
18:00
11°
97%
10/12
21:00
97%
11/12
00:00
3%
11/12
03:00
0%
11/12
06:00
0%
Weather forecast for Waddesdon Manor (1.95 miles away) updated 10/12/19 at 12:02.

Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a semi-rural 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.

When to stargaze at Winchendon Observatory

This location's semi-rural setting means it benefits from dark skies depending on the time of the year and lunar cycle. In the calendar below where you can see stars indicates when the skies will be dark and the best time to stargaze. Yellow areas show the adverse effects of daylight (bold) and moonlight (faded). Hover over a day to see darkness times or click on a date for more information.

Forthcoming events at this location

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 13th December 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 20th December 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 27th December 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 3rd January 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 10th January 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 17th January 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 24th January 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 31st January 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 7th February 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 14th February 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 21st February 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 28th February 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 6th March 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 13th March 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 20th March 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 27th March 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 3rd April 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 10th April 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 17th April 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 24th April 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 1st May 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 8th May 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 15th May 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 22nd May 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 29th May 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

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When to visit

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

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