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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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Hanwell Community Observatory

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Weather forecast

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Weather forecast for Wroxton Abbey (1.9 miles away) updated 28/05/22 at 20:00.




Events nearby

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  • Stratford Astronomical Society Telescope Club Night

    Tuesday 5th July 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

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

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  • Milton Keynes Astronomical Society meeting

    Friday 8th July 2022 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

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

    More info
  • Milton Keynes Astronomical Society 50th Anniversary

    Saturday 9th July 2022 from 10:30am to 16:30pm

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

    More info
  • Stratford upon Avon Astronomical Society Meeting

    Tuesday 19th July 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

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

    More info
  • Milton Keynes Astronomical Society meeting

    Friday 22nd July 2022 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

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

    More info

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