Hampstead Observatory

Hampstead Observatory

Hampstead Grove, Hampstead, NW3 1DU

The Hampstead Observatory, lovingly refurbished by the dedicated and enthusiastic astronomers from the Hampstead Scientific Society and re-opened in September 2019 is home to a stunning 6″ Cooke refracting telescope which offers stunning views of the skies above London. The facility is opened to the public every Friday and Saturday night (strictly weather permitting) during the observing season from mid-September through to mid-April (closed during Summer months).


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Weather forecast

  • 25/09/21

    19° 4%
  • 25/09/21

    16° 3%
  • 26/09/21

    15° 5%
  • 26/09/21

    14° 4%

Weather forecast for Hampstead (0.1 miles away) updated 25/09/21 at 04:00.




Events nearby

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  • Kenley Observatory Public Open Evening

    Saturday 25th September 2021 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm

    Norman Fisher Observatory at Kenley, Near Kenley Aerodrome, Kenley, CR8 5EP (18.0 miles away)

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  • Loughton Astronomical Society meeting & observing

    Thursday 30th September 2021 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    Theydon Bois Scout Hall, Theydon Bois, Epping, CM16 7EJ (14.0 miles away)

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  • Maidenhead Astronomical Society meeting & observing

    Friday 1st October 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    St James-the-Less Church Hall, Stubbings, Maidenhead, SL6 6QW, South East (25.7 miles away)

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  • Kenley Observatory Public Open Evening

    Saturday 2nd October 2021 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm

    Norman Fisher Observatory at Kenley, Near Kenley Aerodrome, Kenley, CR8 5EP (18.0 miles away)

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  • Thurrock Astronomy Society meeting

    Wednesday 6th October 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Horndon-on-the-Hill Methodist Hall, High Road, Horndon-on-the-Hill, SS17 8LQ (25.3 miles away)

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