Understanding Our Measurements
Chilbolton aerial view
About Chilbolton Observatory
Chilbolton Observatory is home to a wide range of science facilities covering research in atmospheric science, radiocommunications, astronomy, space science and technology.
Live weather measurements from Chilbolton Observatory
Space Monitoring Facility
The Space Monitoring Facility harnesses the power of the 25m antenna to track and characterize Earth orbiting satellites. It does this in two different ways.
Projects and partners
ACTRiS-2: clouds, aerosols and trace gases
Air quality monitoring
LOFAR-UK: Low frequency array radio telescope
Tel. +44 (0)1264 860391
The Chilbolton Facility for Atmospheric and Radio Research is part of the National Centre for Atmospheric Science, NCAS.
Chilbolton Observatory is part of the STFC. The facilities at Chilbolton are run by the Chilbolton Group of RAL Space at Rutherford Appleton Laboratory.