Piazzi Smyth Observatory

Bedford School, Bedford, MK40 2TU

Location description

Observatory located on the premises of Bedford School with events run by Bedford Astronomical Society.


Location event organiser

Bedford 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.


Observatory

Location has an observatory that is accessible to the public by prior arrangement or during public events.


Tonight's weather forecast

21/09/17
19:00
15°
57%
21/09/17
22:00
13°
4%
22/09/17
01:00
12°
0%
22/09/17
04:00
0%
Weather forecast for Bedford (0.56 miles away) updated 21/09/17 at 20:01.

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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Forthcoming events at this location

Piazzi Smyth Observatory Public Open Evening

Wednesday 4th October 2017 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing Only

Piazzi Smyth Observatory Public Open Evening

Wednesday 11th October 2017 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing Only

Piazzi Smyth Observatory Public Open Evening

Wednesday 18th October 2017 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing Only

Piazzi Smyth Observatory Public Open Evening

Wednesday 25th October 2017 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing Only

Piazzi Smyth Observatory Public Open Evening

Wednesday 1st November 2017 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing Only

Piazzi Smyth Observatory Public Open Evening

Wednesday 8th November 2017 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing Only

Piazzi Smyth Observatory Public Open Evening

Wednesday 15th November 2017 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing Only

Piazzi Smyth Observatory Public Open Evening

Wednesday 22nd November 2017 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing Only

Piazzi Smyth Observatory Public Open Evening

Wednesday 29th November 2017 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing Only

Piazzi Smyth Observatory Public Open Evening

Wednesday 6th December 2017 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing Only

Piazzi Smyth Observatory Public Open Evening

Wednesday 13th December 2017 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing Only

Piazzi Smyth Observatory Public Open Evening

Wednesday 20th December 2017 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing Only

Piazzi Smyth Observatory Public Open Evening

Wednesday 27th December 2017 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing Only

Piazzi Smyth Observatory Public Open Evening

Wednesday 3rd January 2018 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing Only

Piazzi Smyth Observatory Public Open Evening

Wednesday 10th January 2018 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing Only

Piazzi Smyth Observatory Public Open Evening

Wednesday 17th January 2018 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing Only

Piazzi Smyth Observatory Public Open Evening

Wednesday 24th January 2018 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing Only

Piazzi Smyth Observatory Public Open Evening

Wednesday 31st January 2018 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing Only

Piazzi Smyth Observatory Public Open Evening

Wednesday 7th February 2018 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing Only

Piazzi Smyth Observatory Public Open Evening

Wednesday 14th February 2018 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing Only

Piazzi Smyth Observatory Public Open Evening

Wednesday 21st February 2018 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing Only

Piazzi Smyth Observatory Public Open Evening

Wednesday 28th February 2018 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing Only

Piazzi Smyth Observatory Public Open Evening

Wednesday 7th March 2018 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing Only

Piazzi Smyth Observatory Public Open Evening

Wednesday 14th March 2018 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing Only

Piazzi Smyth Observatory Public Open Evening

Wednesday 21st March 2018 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing Only

Piazzi Smyth Observatory Public Open Evening

Wednesday 28th March 2018 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing Only

Piazzi Smyth Observatory Public Open Evening

Wednesday 4th April 2018 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing Only

Piazzi Smyth Observatory Public Open Evening

Wednesday 11th April 2018 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing Only

Piazzi Smyth Observatory Public Open Evening

Wednesday 18th April 2018 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing Only

Piazzi Smyth Observatory Public Open Evening

Wednesday 25th April 2018 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing Only

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