See our telescopes for beginners guide and mobile app

George Abell Observatory

George Abell Observatory

Kents Hill, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA

The George Abell Observatory is set on the campus of the Open University and is home to a Meade LX200 16-inch instrument known as the Alan Cooper Telescope. The facility is operated jointly by the Department of Physical Sciences and the Open University Astronomy Club, the latter of which should be contacted for all visitor enquiries (anyone can book!).


Location events organiser

Open University Astronomy Club

Open University Astronomy Club organises events at this location

Please contact Open University Astronomy Club directly with any enquiries relating to visiting this location


Weather forecast

  • 20/01/22

    4%
  • 20/01/22

    0%
  • 21/01/22

    0%
  • 21/01/22

    -1° 1%

Weather forecast for Woughton On The Green (0.9 miles away) updated 20/01/22 at 20:00.




Events nearby

Display nearby events on a calendar
  • Nene Valley Astronomical Society observing session

    Friday 21st January 2022 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    Chelveston Village Hall, Chelveston, NN9 6AT (20.9 miles away)

    More info
  • Observing evening with St Neots Astronomy Association

    Saturday 22nd January 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Paxton Pits Nature Reserve, Little Paxton, PE19 6ET (24.9 miles away)

    More info
  • Public observing with Sandy Astronomical Society

    Monday 24th January 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Blunham Playing Fields, Blunham, MK44 3ND (18.3 miles away)

    More info
  • Piazzi Smyth Observatory Open Evening

    Wednesday 26th January 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    Piazzi Smyth Observatory, Bedford, MK40 2LD (13.2 miles away)

    More info
  • Nene Valley Astronomical Society observing session

    Friday 28th January 2022 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    Chelveston Village Hall, Chelveston, NN9 6AT (20.9 miles away)

    More info

Stay and gaze nearby

No locations found