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Thanet Observatory

Thanet Observatory

Monkton Nature Reserve, Monkton, CT12 4LH

The Thanet Observatory is a recently refurbished observatory (2013) located in the grounds of Monkton Nature Reserve.  It’s proximity to a large nearby agricultural greenhouses shows up on light pollution maps however being set inside an old chalk quarry the skies are probably much darker.  Members of the Monkton Stargazers regularly open the observatory to the public.


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Monkton Stargazers

Monkton Stargazers organises events at this location

Please contact Monkton Stargazers directly with any enquiries relating to visiting this location


Weather forecast

  • 28/10/21

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  • 29/10/21

    13° 1%
  • 29/10/21

    13° 5%

Weather forecast for Birchington (2.4 miles away) updated 28/10/21 at 20:00.




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