HOME OF THE NORTH PENNINES ASTROnomY
YOUR OWN LOCAL OBSERVATORY
If you live in, or close to, the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and UNESCO Global Geopark, this wonderful facility in the Allen Valleys enables you to take full advantage of being in a recognised dark skies area. Somewhere to meet during each observing season to learn about the night sky and gaze at our remarkable local 'darkscape'.
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FREE Member evenings
If you are already an Observatory Supporter or member of the NP Astronomy Society, you should have received a login password to enable you to access the members-only content of the site (by logging in below or at the top right of the page). If you don't have your login password (or want to change it), simply click on login then the forgot password link. If you are already registered the system will automatically mail you with instructions on how to create a new password to be able to log in.
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