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Cambridge Observatory - Institute of Astronomy

Cambridge Observatory - Institute of Astronomy

University of Cambridge, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB3 0HA

Located on the campus of Cambridge University the Insitute of Astronomy boasts a number of large aperture telescopes including the incredible Northumberland Refactor which is 20 feet long! Open evenings are every Wednesday night from October to March with events run in association with Cambridge Astronomical Society.


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Institute of Astronomy at University of Cambridge

Institute of Astronomy at University of Cambridge organises events at this location

Please contact Institute of Astronomy at University of Cambridge directly with any enquiries relating to visiting this location


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Weather forecast for Cambridge (1.4 miles away) updated 17/08/22 at 04:00.




Forthcoming events

Below is a list of events at Cambridge Observatory - Institute of Astronomy. View these events on a calendar.

  • Cambridge AstroPlus

    Monday 6th March 2023 from 19:15pm to 20:45pm

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

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  • Institute of Astronomy Public Open Night

    Wednesday 8th March 2023 from 18:45pm to 21:30pm

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

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  • Institute of Astronomy Public Open Night

    Wednesday 15th March 2023 from 18:45pm to 21:30pm

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

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  • Cambridge Astronomical Association speaker meeting

    Friday 17th March 2023 from 20:00pm to 21:30pm

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

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  • Institute of Astronomy Public Open Night

    Wednesday 22nd March 2023 from 18:45pm to 21:30pm

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

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  • Cambridge Young Astronomers (7 to 11 year olds)

    Saturday 25th March 2023 from 10:00am to 12:00pm

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

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