Piazzi Smyth Observatory Open Evening

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

Piazzi Smyth Observatory

Bedford School, Bedford, MK40 2TU


Event description

Join Bedford Astronomical Society for an evening of observing using the large aperture telescope at Bedford School's Piazzi Smyth Observatory. These events are held every Wednesday between October and April and only when the weather is clear.  Note that the last Wednesday of each month is usually reserved for members. Please contact the event organiser as to the status of this event and to arrange your visit.

Observing Only

This event is weather dependent and will only take place if the skies are clear enough for observing. It is therefore necessary to check the weather forecast and confirm with the event organisers that this event is going ahead.


Event organiser

This event is being organised by Bedford Astronomical Society. For details of how to contact them and for more information about this event see "Event bookings & availability" below. Please check that this event is indeed going ahead before travelling.


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This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a urban setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

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Event bookings & availability

The event organiser (Bedford Astronomical Society) is dealing with all bookings for this event, please visit their website for more details.

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