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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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  • Pigs and Perseids 2022

    Wednesday 10th August 2022 from 18:00pm to 22:30pm

    Curly Tails Pig Sanctuary, Bletchley, MK17 0BH (4.7 miles away)

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  • Chiltern Observatory observing evening

    Wednesday 10th August 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    The Chiltern Observatory, Amersham, HP7 0QG (25.2 miles away)

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  • Nene Valley Astronomical Society speaker evening

    Monday 15th August 2022 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

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

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  • Northants Amateur Astronomers Group Meeting

    Tuesday 16th August 2022 from 19:45pm to 21:30pm

    Geddington Village Hall, Geddington, NN14 1AZ (28.4 miles away)

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  • Chiltern Observatory observing evening

    Wednesday 17th August 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    The Chiltern Observatory, Amersham, HP7 0QG (25.2 miles away)

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