EAARO Space Operations Centre

Building 3055 Alconbury Weald Enterprise Park, Alconbury, PE28 4XA

Location description

Home of the East Anglian Astrophyiscal Research Organisation which is a scientific and educational charitable company aiming to inspire young people to pursue science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) subjects and careers, while undertaking meaningful research projects and supporting satellite missions.

Location event organiser

East Anglian Astrophysical Research Organisation organises stargazing events at this location.


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

Private venue

Location accessible out of hours only when stargazing events are scheduled.

Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a suburban 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 6 events with the last one being on 21st April 2020 organised by East Anglian Astrophysical Research Organisation.


When to visit

The best time to visit EAARO Space Operations Centre can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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