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Institute of Astronomy Public Open Night

Institute of Astronomy Public Open Night

Wednesday every week from October 2022 to March 2023

Cambridge Observatory - Institute of Astronomy
University of Cambridge, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB3 0HA

This free event is one of the regular weekly public open evenings at Cambridge University’s Institute of Astronomy every Wednesday evening from October through to March. The entrance doors open at 18:45, with seating in the main lecture theatre on a first-come basis (there is also an overspill room).

These events offer a fantastic opportunity to look through the Institute’s large Northumberland and Thorrowgood telescopes from within the observatory. Members from the Cambridge Astronomical Society will also be on hand with their telescopes.

Events go ahead no matter the weather, with an Astronomer from the Institute presenting a half-hour talk even if the evening is cloudy. Most 30-minute presentations are suitable for children; however, they can leave if they become restless. Observing using the telescopes is subject to favourable weather conditions.

Members of the Cambridge Astronomical Society support these events.


Event organiser

Institute of Astronomy at University of Cambridge

Institute of Astronomy at University of Cambridge organises these events

Please contact Institute of Astronomy at University of Cambridge directly for more details regarding their events.



Forthcoming events

Below is a list of Institute of Astronomy Public Open Night events at Cambridge Observatory - Institute of Astronomy. You can view events at this location on a calendar.

  • Institute of Astronomy Public Open Night

    Wednesday 5th October 2022 from 18:45pm to 21:00pm

    Cambridge Observatory - Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge, CB3 0HA

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  • Institute of Astronomy Public Open Night

    Wednesday 12th October 2022 from 18:45pm to 21:00pm

    Cambridge Observatory - Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge, CB3 0HA

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  • Institute of Astronomy Public Open Night

    Wednesday 19th October 2022 from 18:45pm to 21:00pm

    Cambridge Observatory - Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge, CB3 0HA

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  • Institute of Astronomy Public Open Night

    Wednesday 26th October 2022 from 18:45pm to 21:00pm

    Cambridge Observatory - Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge, CB3 0HA

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  • Institute of Astronomy Public Open Night

    Wednesday 2nd November 2022 from 18:45pm to 21:00pm

    Cambridge Observatory - Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge, CB3 0HA

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  • Institute of Astronomy Public Open Night

    Wednesday 9th November 2022 from 18:45pm to 21:00pm

    Cambridge Observatory - Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge, CB3 0HA

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