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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

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Weather forecast for Hampstead (0.1 miles away) updated 17/10/21 at 04:00.




Events nearby

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  • West of London Astronomical Society meeting – Harrow

    Monday 8th November 2021 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    Royal British Legion - Harrow, Harrow, HA2 0DW (7.3 miles away)

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  • Loughton Astronomical Society meeting & observing

    Thursday 11th November 2021 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

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

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  • Public Observing at Ruislip Lido – November 2021

    Friday 12th November 2021 from 18:00pm to Sunday 14th November 2021 20:00pm

    Ruislip Lido, Ruislip, HA4 7TY (11.1 miles away)

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  • Astrokyds with Loughton Astronomical Society

    Friday 12th November 2021 from 18:30pm to 20:00pm

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

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  • Ewell Astronomical Society meeting

    Friday 12th November 2021 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    Nonsuch High School and Observatory, Cheam, SM3 8AB (14.3 miles away)

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