Museum dedicated to the many achievements of the Herschel family including that of William who discovered the planet Uranus from this very location in 1781.
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Weather forecast for Bath (0.6 miles away) updated 10/08/22 at 12:00.
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.
Best time to visit
The below chart shows when the skies will be at their darkest at this location and therefore the best time to visit. Moonlight is shown in light yellow and the Sun's twilight in light blue. Midnight on the date shown is shown as a white line with sunset to the left and sunrise the next morning to the right. A black background with stars shows the best times for stargazing. See our dark sky calendar for more details.
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Below is a list of events at Herschel Museum of Astronomy. View these events on a calendar.