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The Beacon Observatory - University of Kent

The Beacon Observatory - University of Kent

Kent Community Oasis Garden, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NZ

Enthusiastic research astronomers from the University of Kent, Centre for Astrophysics and Planetary Science, with the support of local amateur astronomers forming the Beacon Astronomy Group, organise public open evenings at the Beacon Observatory near Canterbury on select dates throughout the year, mostly during term time.

To find out when the observatory may be open, please see the Beacon Astronomy Group Facebook page or sign up to the official mailing list for event notifications.


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Events nearby

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  • South East Kent Astronomical Society meeting

    Saturday 13th August 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    Alkham Village Hall, Alkham, CT15 7AR (13.4 miles away)

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  • Ashford Astronomical Society Meeting & Observing

    Friday 26th August 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Woodchurch Memorial Hall, Woodchurch, TN26 3QB (19.3 miles away)

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  • Ashford Astronomical Society Meeting & Observing

    Friday 26th August 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Woodchurch Memorial Hall, Woodchurch, TN26 3QB (19.3 miles away)

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  • Castle Point Astronomy Club meeting

    Wednesday 7th September 2022 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    St Michael and All Angels Church, Hadleigh, SS7 2UW (26.5 miles away)

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  • Mid-Kent Astronomical Society meeting and observing

    Friday 9th September 2022 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    Bredhurst Village Hall, Bredhurst, ME7 3JZ (20.7 miles away)

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