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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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Events nearby

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  • Sackville Observatory Open Evening

    Wednesday 12th January 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Sackville Observatory, Hildenborough, TN11 9HN (29.9 miles away)

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  • Astrokyds with Loughton Astronomical Society

    Friday 14th January 2022 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 14th January 2022 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

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

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  • Observing evening with Orpington Astronomical Society

    Thursday 20th January 2022 from 19:30pm to 22:00pm

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

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  • Orpington Astronomical Society monthly meeting

    Wednesday 26th January 2022 from 19:45pm to 21:30pm

    St Francis of Assisi Church Hall, Petts Wood, BR6 1QW (16.3 miles away)

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