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Hampstead Observatory

Hampstead Observatory

Hampstead Grove, Hampstead, London, 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

  • 18/08/22

    23° 4%
  • 18/08/22

    21° 0%
  • 19/08/22

    19° 5%
  • 19/08/22

    18° 54%

Weather forecast for Hampstead (0.1 miles away) updated 18/08/22 at 20:00.




Events nearby

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  • Community open night at Bayfordbury Observatory

    Thursday 18th August 2022 from 18:00pm to 20:00pm

    Bayfordbury Observatory, Bayfordbury, SG13 8LD (15.2 miles away)

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  • Observing evening with Orpington Astronomical Society

    Thursday 18th August 2022 from 19:30pm to 22:00pm

    Otford Village Memorial Hall, Otford, TN14 5PQ (23.3 miles away)

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  • Informal observing evening with Crayford Manor Astronomical Society

    Thursday 18th August 2022 from 19:45pm to 21:30pm

    The Parsonage Lane Pavilion and Observatory, Dartford, DA4 9HD (20.5 miles away)

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  • Loughton Astronomical Society meeting & observing

    Thursday 18th August 2022 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

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

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  • Walton Astronomy Group meeting and observing

    Thursday 18th August 2022 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    Prince of Wales - Esher, Esher, KT10 8LA (16.1 miles away)

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