Trinity School Observatory

Strand Road, Carlisle, CA1 1JB

Location description

Located on the grounds of the Trinity School in Carlisle the observatory is home to a 16″ reflecting telescope. Border Astronomical Society run events here and host their regular meetings at the facility to which members of the public are very welcome.


Location event organiser

Border Astronomical Society organises stargazing events at this location.


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 urban setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

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

Forthcoming events at this location

Border Astronomical Society Meeting and Observing

Thursday 8th October 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Border Astronomical Society Meeting and Observing

Thursday 12th November 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Border Astronomical Society Meeting and Observing

Thursday 10th December 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Border Astronomical Society Meeting and Observing

Thursday 14th January 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Border Astronomical Society Meeting and Observing

Thursday 11th February 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Border Astronomical Society Meeting and Observing

Thursday 11th March 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Border Astronomical Society Meeting and Observing

Thursday 8th April 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Location

When to visit

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

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