Located in the grounds of Woodrow High House the Chiltern Observatory is the observing home of Wycombe Astronomical Society who regularly meet here for stargazing sessions when the weather is good. Access to the observatory is prior arrangement only however visitors are welcome to join society members — simply contact the them to arrange. Details here.
Location event organiser
Wycombe Astronomical Society organises stargazing events at this location.
Location has an observatory that is accessible to the public by prior arrangement or during public events.
Location light pollution
When to stargaze at The Chiltern 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.