Cambridge Observatory - Institute of Astronomy

Cambridge Observatory - Institute of Astronomy

University of Cambridge, Cambridge, 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.


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Weather forecast for Cambridge (1.4 miles away) updated 19/09/21 at 12:00.




Forthcoming events

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  • Institute of Astronomy Public Open Night

    Wednesday 6th October 2021 from 18:45pm to 21:00pm

    Cambridge Observatory – Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, CB3 0HA

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  • Institute of Astronomy Public Open Night

    Wednesday 13th October 2021 from 18:45pm to 21:00pm

    Cambridge Observatory – Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, CB3 0HA

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  • Institute of Astronomy Public Open Night

    Wednesday 20th October 2021 from 18:45pm to 21:00pm

    Cambridge Observatory – Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, CB3 0HA

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  • Institute of Astronomy Public Open Night

    Wednesday 27th October 2021 from 18:45pm to 21:00pm

    Cambridge Observatory – Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, CB3 0HA

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  • Institute of Astronomy Public Open Night

    Wednesday 3rd November 2021 from 18:45pm to 21:00pm

    Cambridge Observatory – Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, CB3 0HA

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  • Institute of Astronomy Public Open Night

    Wednesday 10th November 2021 from 18:45pm to 21:00pm

    Cambridge Observatory – Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, CB3 0HA

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