Winchendon Observatory

Nether Wichendon, Aylesbury, HP18

Location description

Home of the Aylesbury Astronomical Society access to this location is by prior arrangement only, limited car parking.


Location event organiser

Aylesbury Astronomical Society organises stargazing events at this location.


Astronomical society

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


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 Winchendon 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.

Forthcoming events at this location

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 4th September 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 11th September 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 18th September 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 25th September 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 2nd October 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 9th October 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 16th October 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 23rd October 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

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

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 6th November 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 13th November 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 20th November 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 27th November 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 4th December 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 11th December 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 18th December 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 25th December 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 1st January 2021 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 8th January 2021 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 15th January 2021 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 22nd January 2021 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 29th January 2021 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 5th February 2021 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 12th February 2021 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

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

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 26th February 2021 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 5th March 2021 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 12th March 2021 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

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

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 26th March 2021 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 2nd April 2021 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 9th April 2021 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 16th April 2021 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 23rd April 2021 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

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

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 7th May 2021 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 14th May 2021 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 21st May 2021 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 28th May 2021 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Location

When to visit

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

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