Cambridge Observatory - Institute of Astronomy

Cambridge Observatory - Institute of Astronomy

University of Cambridge, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB3 0HA

Located on the campus of Cambridge University the Insitute of Astronomy boasts a number of large aperture telescopes including the incredible Northumberland Refactor which is 20 feet long! Open evenings are every Wednesday night from October to March with events run in association with Cambridge Astronomical Society.


Location events organiser

Institute of Astronomy at University of Cambridge

Institute of Astronomy at University of Cambridge organises events at this location

Please contact Institute of Astronomy at University of Cambridge directly with any enquiries relating to visiting this location


Weather forecast

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Weather forecast for Cambridge (1.4 miles away) updated 15/07/24 at 12:01.




Forthcoming events

Below is a list of events at Cambridge Observatory - Institute of Astronomy. View these events on our calendar, add them to your calendar or Google Calendar.

  • Cambridge Astronomical Association speaker meeting

    Friday 19th July 2024 from 20:00pm to 21:30pm

    Cambridge Observatory - Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge, CB3 0HA

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  • Cambridge Young Astronomers (7 to 11 year olds)

    Saturday 27th July 2024 from 10:00am to 12:00pm

    Cambridge Observatory - Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge, CB3 0HA

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  • Cambridge AstroPlus

    Monday 5th August 2024 from 19:15pm to 20:45pm

    Cambridge Observatory - Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge, CB3 0HA

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  • Cambridge Astronomical Association speaker meeting

    Friday 16th August 2024 from 20:00pm to 21:30pm

    Cambridge Observatory - Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge, CB3 0HA

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  • Cambridge Young Astronomers (7 to 11 year olds)

    Saturday 31st August 2024 from 10:00am to 12:00pm

    Cambridge Observatory - Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge, CB3 0HA

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  • Cambridge AstroPlus

    Monday 2nd September 2024 from 19:15pm to 20:45pm

    Cambridge Observatory - Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge, CB3 0HA

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