George Abell Observatory

George Abell Observatory

Kents Hill, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, 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!).


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Weather forecast

  • 23/07/24

    22° 3%
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  • 24/07/24

    16° 1%
  • 24/07/24

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Weather forecast for Woughton On The Green (0.9 miles away) updated 23/07/24 at 04:00.




Events nearby

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  • Luton Astronomical Society monthly meeting

    Thursday 25th July 2024 from 19:15pm to 21:00pm

    Someries Junior School, Luton, LU2 9AH (16.4 miles away)

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  • Milton Keynes Astronomical Society meeting

    Friday 26th July 2024 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    Rectory Cottages - Bletchley, Milton Keynes, MK63 6BJ (2.6 miles away)

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  • Bedford Astronomical Society monthly meeting

    Wednesday 31st July 2024 from 19:15pm to 21:30pm

    Bedford School, Bedford, MK40 2TU (13.0 miles away)

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  • Letchworth and District Astronomical Society meeting

    Wednesday 31st July 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Letchworth Observatory, Letchworth Garden City, SG6 4JN (20.0 miles away)

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  • Aylesbury Astronomical Society meeting

    Monday 5th August 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    Aylesbury Scout Hut, Aylesbury, HP20 1LL (14.7 miles away)

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