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Rosse Observatory

Rosse Observatory

Carleton Road, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 3RJ

The Rosse Observatory in Pontefract is the home of the friendly and welcoming West Yorkshire Astronomical Society. The group organise regular public stargazing sessions on Tuesday and Friday evenings.


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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

  • 29/05/22

    12° 5%
  • 29/05/22

    11° 5%
  • 30/05/22

    10° 5%
  • 30/05/22

    6%

Weather forecast for Pontefract (1.1 miles away) updated 28/05/22 at 20:00.




Forthcoming events

Below is a list of events at Rosse Observatory. View these events on a calendar.

  • Rosse Observatory public open evening

    Tuesday 2nd August 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Rosse Observatory, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ

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  • Rosse Observatory public open evening

    Friday 12th August 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Rosse Observatory, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ

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  • Rosse Observatory Young Astronomers Club

    Friday 26th August 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Rosse Observatory, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ

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  • Rosse Observatory public open evening

    Tuesday 6th September 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Rosse Observatory, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ

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  • Rosse Observatory public open evening

    Friday 9th September 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Rosse Observatory, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ

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  • Rosse Observatory Young Astronomers Club

    Friday 30th September 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Rosse Observatory, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ

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