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The Isle of Wight Observatory

The Isle of Wight Observatory

Watery Lane, Newchurch, PO36 0LX

The Isle of Wight Observatory, also known as Newchurch Observatory, is run by the enthusiastic members of Vectis Astronomical Society who regularly meet here and in the pavilion next door. The observatory is frequently open to the public for regular stargazing sessions.


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Vectis Astronomical Society

Vectis Astronomical Society organises events at this location

Please contact Vectis Astronomical Society directly with any enquiries relating to visiting this location


Weather forecast

  • 19/10/21

    17° 5%
  • 19/10/21

    17° 93%
  • 20/10/21

    16° 97%
  • 20/10/21

    16° 82%

Weather forecast for Isle Of Wight (sandown) Airport (1.3 miles away) updated 19/10/21 at 12:00.




Forthcoming events

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  • Isle of Wight Observatory public open night

    Thursday 2nd December 2021 from 19:30pm to 22:00pm

    The Isle of Wight Observatory, Newchurch, PO36 0LX

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  • Isle of Wight Observatory public open night

    Thursday 9th December 2021 from 19:30pm to 22:00pm

    The Isle of Wight Observatory, Newchurch, PO36 0LX

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  • Isle of Wight Observatory public open night

    Thursday 16th December 2021 from 19:30pm to 22:00pm

    The Isle of Wight Observatory, Newchurch, PO36 0LX

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