GMOS Perfect Spiral

Queen Elizabeth Country Park, Hampshire

Name of site Butser Hill, Queen Elizabeth Country Park
Class Milky Way
SQM Reading 20.3Mag/ArcSec average. Mag 4.5 Visual average
Website for the site
Description of site Butser Hill is a National Nature Reserve and part of QECP.
Observing site is highest point in Hampshire.
Nominating organisation HantsAstro -
Directions SU712201 (Car park) Junction 1, A3, Chalton/Clanfield, past Hampshire Hog Pub, first left, follow directions to Hill. Also several footpaths to hill. Kiosk, Viewpoint.
Safety notes The site is unlit at night as is access roads and main Car Park.
The site has a 70 page Safety Plan available upon request.
Access Yes, Unisex Toilets. Open daily around the year. No restrictions.
Wheelchair users Disabled Parking for 4 cars, battery powered wheelchairs and
buggy available upon request.
Events Monthly Observing with HantsAstro. Public events include
Solar/Lunar and BBC Stargazing Live, Jan 2012
Notes Accredited Green Flag Site no 5 in 2010 (out of 1293 sites nationally)