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

24/03/17
18:00
1%
24/03/17
21:00
1%
25/03/17
00:00
1%
25/03/17
03:00
1%
Weather forecast for Bedford (0.56 miles away) updated 22/03/17 at 20:01.

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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The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

Forthcoming events at this location

Piazzi Smyth Observatory Open Evening

Thursday 6th April 2017 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing Only

Piazzi Smyth Observatory Open Evening

Thursday 13th April 2017 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing Only

Piazzi Smyth Observatory Open Evening

Thursday 20th April 2017 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing Only

Piazzi Smyth Observatory Open Evening

Thursday 27th April 2017 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing Only

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When to visit

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

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