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

22/02
18:00
18%
22/02
21:00
58%
23/02
00:00
93%
23/02
03:00
11°
96%
23/02
06:00
12°
89%
Weather forecast for Bath (0.62 miles away) updated 21/02/20 at 20:01.

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 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

Solar Observing on the Summer Solstice

Saturday 20th June 2020 from 12:00pm to 16:00pm
Solar Observing

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

Moon and Planet Viewing with Bath Astronomers

Monday 23rd November 2020 from 18:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Evening Astronomy with Bath Astronomers

Thursday 17th December 2020 from 20:00pm to 23:00pm
Observing (if clear)

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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