Sir Patrick Moore Astronomy Centre

Les Creux Country Park, St. Brelade, JE3 8LN

Location description

Meeting venue for Jersey Astronomy Club and home of their observatory.


Location event organiser

Jersey Astronomy Club organises stargazing events at this location.


Astronomical society

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


Observatory

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 semi-rural setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

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

When to stargaze at Sir Patrick Moore Astronomy Centre

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.

Forthcoming events at this location

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 21st September 2020 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 28th September 2020 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 5th October 2020 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 12th October 2020 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 19th October 2020 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 26th October 2020 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 2nd November 2020 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 9th November 2020 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 16th November 2020 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 23rd November 2020 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 30th November 2020 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 7th December 2020 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 14th December 2020 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 21st December 2020 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 28th December 2020 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 4th January 2021 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 11th January 2021 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 18th January 2021 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 25th January 2021 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 1st February 2021 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 8th February 2021 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 15th February 2021 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 22nd February 2021 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 1st March 2021 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 8th March 2021 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 15th March 2021 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 22nd March 2021 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 29th March 2021 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 5th April 2021 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 12th April 2021 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 19th April 2021 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 26th April 2021 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 3rd May 2021 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 10th May 2021 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 17th May 2021 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 24th May 2021 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 31st May 2021 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

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When to visit

The best time to visit Sir Patrick Moore Astronomy Centre can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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