Brough Observatory

Prescott Avenue, Brough, HU15 1BB

Location description

Home of Brough Astronomy Club the observatory is located in the playing fields of Blackburn Leisure Sports Club.

Astronomical society

Meeting place for local astronomical society, often in a location that enables stargazing and observing.


Location has an observatory that is accessible to the public by prior arrangement or during public events.

Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a urban setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

Dark site
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

Stargazing events at this location

There are no known forthcoming events at this location. Previously there have been 34 events with the last one being on 26th August 2019 organised by Brough Astronomy Club.


When to visit

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

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