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Hanwell Community Observatory

Hanwell Community Observatory

Hanwell, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX17 1HN

An enthusiastic team of volunteer astronomers runs the Hanwell Community Observatory. The location is home to the incredible John Wall telescope, a 30-inch refractor and the largest ever constructed by a single individual. Visitors are welcome for private stargazing sessions; however, prior booking is required.


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Events nearby

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  • Chipping Norton Amateur Astronomy Group meeting and observing

    Monday 15th August 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Long Compton Village Hall, Shipston-on-Stour, CV36 5JS (11.5 miles away)

    More info
  • Stratford upon Avon Astronomical Society Meeting

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

    Alderminster Village Hall, Alderminster, CV37 8PE (13.0 miles away)

    More info
  • Milton Keynes Astronomical Society – informal astromeet

    Friday 19th August 2022 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    Rectory Cottages - Bletchley, Milton Keynes, MK63 6BJ (27.2 miles away)

    More info
  • Milton Keynes Astronomical Society – informal astromeet

    Friday 2nd September 2022 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    Rectory Cottages - Bletchley, Milton Keynes, MK63 6BJ (27.2 miles away)

    More info
  • Knowle Astronomical Society monthly meeting

    Monday 5th September 2022 from 19:45pm to 22:00pm

    Dorridge Village Hall, Dorridge, B93 8QA (25.4 miles away)

    More info

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