Dyffryn Observatory

Dyffryn Observatory

Dyffryn Gardens, St Nicholas, South Glamorgan, CF5 6SU

The Dyffryn Observatory is located on the grounds of Dyffryn Gardens and is the proud home of Cardiff Astronomical Society.

The venue is away from the worst effects of light pollution and benefits from excellent dark skies, allowing visitors to observe fantastic astronomical objects using the large 11″ aperture telescope.

The group regularly open their observatory to the public for stargazing sessions and star parties.


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Cardiff Astronomical Society

Cardiff Astronomical Society organises events at this location

Please contact Cardiff Astronomical Society directly with any enquiries relating to visiting this location


Weather forecast

  • 18/04/24

    10° 5%
  • 18/04/24

    8%
  • 19/04/24

    10° 8%
  • 19/04/24

    8%

Weather forecast for Dyffryn House Gardens (1.1 miles away) updated 18/04/24 at 20:00.




Events nearby

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  • Abergavenny Astronomy Society meeting

    Monday 22nd April 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Hen and Chicken, Abergavenny, NP7 5EG (28.1 miles away)

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  • Cardiff Astronomical Society meeting

    Thursday 25th April 2024 from 19:30pm to 16:30pm

    Cardiff School of Physics and Astronomy, Cardiff, CF24 3AA (6.2 miles away)

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  • Usk Astronomical Society weekly meeting

    Thursday 25th April 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    The Grange - Usk, Usk, NP15 1AB (24.2 miles away)

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    Friday 26th April 2024 from 18:00pm to 21:00pm

    Exford Bridge Tea Rooms, Exford, TA24 7PY (26.7 miles away)

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  • Barry Astronomical Society meeting

    Monday 29th April 2024 from 19:30pm to 22:00pm

    Cemetery Approach Community Centre, Barry, CF62 8BQ (3.5 miles away)

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