Keele Observatory

Keele University, Stoke-on-Trent, ST5 5BG

Location description

The Keele Observatory, located on the campus of Keele University, is home to a fantastic and historic 31cm aperture refracting telescope that dates back to 1874. Open all year round to the public on Tuesday nights and Saturday afternoons.


Location event organiser

Keele Observatory organises stargazing events at this location.


Observatory

Location has an observatory that is accessible to the public by prior arrangement or during public events.


Tonight's weather forecast

20/09/19
19:00
16°
0%
20/09/19
22:00
13°
0%
21/09/19
01:00
12°
0%
21/09/19
04:00
11°
0%
Weather forecast for Silverdale (0.73 miles away) updated 20/09/19 at 08:00.

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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Forthcoming events at this location

Keele Observatory Solar Observing

Saturday 21st September 2019 from 13:00pm to 15:00pm
Solar Observing

Keele Observatory Public Open Evening

Tuesday 24th September 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Keele Observatory Solar Observing

Saturday 28th September 2019 from 13:00pm to 15:00pm
Solar Observing

Keele Observatory Public Open Evening

Tuesday 1st October 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Keele Observatory Public Open Evening

Tuesday 8th October 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Keele Observatory Public Open Evening

Tuesday 15th October 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Keele Observatory Public Open Evening

Tuesday 22nd October 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Keele Observatory Public Open Evening

Tuesday 29th October 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Keele Observatory Public Open Evening

Tuesday 5th November 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Keele Observatory Public Open Evening

Tuesday 12th November 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Keele Observatory Public Open Evening

Tuesday 19th November 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Keele Observatory Public Open Evening

Tuesday 26th November 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Keele Observatory Public Open Evening

Tuesday 3rd December 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Keele Observatory Public Open Evening

Tuesday 10th December 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Keele Observatory Public Open Evening

Tuesday 17th December 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Keele Observatory Public Open Evening

Tuesday 24th December 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Keele Observatory Public Open Evening

Tuesday 31st December 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Keele Observatory Public Open Evening

Tuesday 7th January 2020 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Keele Observatory Public Open Evening

Tuesday 14th January 2020 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Keele Observatory Public Open Evening

Tuesday 21st January 2020 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Keele Observatory Public Open Evening

Tuesday 28th January 2020 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Keele Observatory Public Open Evening

Tuesday 4th February 2020 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Keele Observatory Public Open Evening

Tuesday 11th February 2020 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Keele Observatory Public Open Evening

Tuesday 18th February 2020 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Keele Observatory Public Open Evening

Tuesday 25th February 2020 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Keele Observatory Public Open Evening

Tuesday 3rd March 2020 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Keele Observatory Public Open Evening

Tuesday 10th March 2020 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Keele Observatory Public Open Evening

Tuesday 17th March 2020 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Keele Observatory Public Open Evening

Tuesday 24th March 2020 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Keele Observatory Public Open Evening

Tuesday 31st March 2020 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Keele Observatory Public Open Evening

Tuesday 7th April 2020 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Keele Observatory Public Open Evening

Tuesday 14th April 2020 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Keele Observatory Public Open Evening

Tuesday 21st April 2020 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Keele Observatory Public Open Evening

Tuesday 28th April 2020 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Keele Observatory Public Open Evening

Tuesday 5th May 2020 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Keele Observatory Public Open Evening

Tuesday 12th May 2020 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Keele Observatory Public Open Evening

Tuesday 19th May 2020 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Keele Observatory Public Open Evening

Tuesday 26th May 2020 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Location

When to visit

The best time to visit Keele Observatory can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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