Herschel Museum of Astronomy

19 New King Street, Bath, BA1 2BL, South West

Location description

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.


Location event organiser

Herschel Museum of Astronomy organises stargazing events at this location.


Private venue

Location accessible out of hours only when stargazing events are scheduled.


Tonight's weather forecast

20/09/19
19:00
18°
0%
20/09/19
22:00
14°
0%
21/09/19
01:00
13°
0%
21/09/19
04:00
12°
0%
Weather forecast for Bath (0.62 miles away) updated 20/09/19 at 06:00.

Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a urban setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

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The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

Forthcoming events at this location

Bath Astronomers Informal Society Meeting and Observing

Wednesday 25th September 2019 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Bath Astronomers Informal Society Meeting and Observing

Wednesday 30th October 2019 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

See the Transit of Mercury at Herschel Museum of Astronomy

Monday 11th November 2019 from 12:00pm to 16:00pm
Solar Observing

Bath Astronomers Informal Society Meeting and Observing

Wednesday 27th November 2019 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Bath Astronomers Informal Society Meeting and Observing

Wednesday 29th January 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Bath Astronomers Informal Society Meeting and Observing

Wednesday 26th February 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Bath Astronomers Informal Society Meeting and Observing

Wednesday 25th March 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Bath Astronomers Informal Society Meeting and Observing

Wednesday 29th April 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Bath Astronomers Informal Society Meeting and Observing

Wednesday 27th May 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Bath Astronomers Informal Society Meeting and Observing

Wednesday 24th June 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Bath Astronomers Informal Society Meeting and Observing

Wednesday 29th July 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Bath Astronomers Informal Society Meeting and Observing

Wednesday 26th August 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Location

When to visit

The best time to visit Herschel Museum of Astronomy can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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