St Andrews Observatory

University of St Andrews, St Andrews, KY16

Location description

The St Andrews Observatory, home to the James Gregory Telescope, is open to the general public every first Wednesday of the month from 7-9pm.


Observatory

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


Tonight's weather forecast

21/05/18
19:00
15°
3%
21/05/18
22:00
11°
4%
22/05/18
01:00
10°
4%
22/05/18
04:00
8%
Weather forecast for St Andrews (0.84 miles away) updated 21/05/18 at 06:00.

Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a suburban 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

St Andrews Observatory Open Evening

Wednesday 6th June 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

St Andrews Observatory Open Evening

Wednesday 4th July 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

St Andrews Observatory Open Evening

Wednesday 1st August 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

St Andrews Observatory Open Evening

Wednesday 5th September 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

St Andrews Observatory Open Evening

Wednesday 3rd October 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

St Andrews Observatory Open Evening

Wednesday 7th November 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

St Andrews Observatory Open Evening

Wednesday 5th December 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

St Andrews Observatory Open Evening

Wednesday 2nd January 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

St Andrews Observatory Open Evening

Wednesday 6th February 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

St Andrews Observatory Open Evening

Wednesday 6th March 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

St Andrews Observatory Open Evening

Wednesday 3rd April 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

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When to visit

The best time to visit St Andrews Observatory can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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