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Rosse Observatory

Rosse Observatory

Carleton Road, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ

Home of the friendly and welcoming West Yorkshire Astronomical Society who host frequent public stargazing sessions every Tuesday and Friday evening.


Location events organiser

West Yorkshire Astronomical Society

West Yorkshire Astronomical Society organises events at this location

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


Weather forecast

  • 17/10/21

    14° 6%
  • 17/10/21

    14° 5%
  • 18/10/21

    14° 5%
  • 18/10/21

    12° 5%

Weather forecast for Pontefract (1.1 miles away) updated 17/10/21 at 20:00.




Forthcoming events

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  • Rosse Observatory open evening

    Tuesday 21st December 2021 from 19:30pm to 22:30pm

    Rosse Observatory, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ

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  • Rosse Observatory open evening

    Friday 24th December 2021 from 19:30pm to 22:30pm

    Rosse Observatory, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ

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  • Rosse Observatory open evening

    Tuesday 28th December 2021 from 19:30pm to 22:30pm

    Rosse Observatory, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ

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  • Rosse Observatory open evening

    Friday 31st December 2021 from 19:30pm to 22:30pm

    Rosse Observatory, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ

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  • Rosse Observatory open evening

    Tuesday 4th January 2022 from 19:30pm to 22:30pm

    Rosse Observatory, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ

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  • Rosse Observatory open evening

    Friday 7th January 2022 from 19:30pm to 22:30pm

    Rosse Observatory, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ

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