This coastal nature reserve benefits significantly from being away from the bright city lights with skies likely being far better than light pollution maps suggest. Northumberland Astronomical Society host their regular society meetings in the visitor centre and observe from their nearby observatory!
Location event organiser
Northumberland Astronomical Society organises stargazing events at this location.
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
When to stargaze at Hauxley Nature Reserve and Observatory
This location's semi-rural setting means it benefits from dark skies depending on the time of the year and lunar cycle. In the calendar below where you can see stars indicates when the skies will be dark and the best time to stargaze. Yellow areas show the adverse effects of daylight (bold) and moonlight (faded). Hover over a day to see darkness times or click on a date for more information.