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

23/07/19
19:00
29°
33%
23/07/19
22:00
25°
33%
24/07/19
01:00
22°
76%
24/07/19
04:00
19°
52%
Weather forecast for Bath (0.62 miles away) updated 23/07/19 at 20:00.

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

Landing on the Moon Exhibition

Wednesday 24th July 2019 from 10:00am to 17:00pm

See the Transit of Mercury at Herschel Museum of Astronomy

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

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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