Toothill Observatory

Toothill, Southampton, SO16 8AL

Location description

Observatory based on the outskirts of Southampton opened by the Solent Amateur Astronomers on a frequent basis, members of the public welcome during open evenings.

Location event organiser

Solent Amateur Astronomers 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

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 23 events with the last one being on 9th December 2017 organised by Solent Amateur Astronomers.


When to visit

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

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