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

23/03/19
18:00
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23/03/19
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24/03/19
00:00
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24/03/19
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Weather forecast for Silverdale (0.73 miles away) updated 23/03/19 at 16:00.

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 Public Open Evening

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

Keele Observatory Public Open Evening

Tuesday 2nd April 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Keele Observatory Public Open Evening

Tuesday 9th April 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
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Keele Observatory Public Open Evening

Tuesday 16th April 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
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Keele Observatory Public Open Evening

Tuesday 23rd April 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
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Keele Observatory Public Open Evening

Tuesday 30th April 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
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Keele Observatory Public Open Evening

Tuesday 7th May 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
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Keele Observatory Public Open Evening

Tuesday 14th May 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
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Keele Observatory Public Open Evening

Tuesday 21st May 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Keele Observatory Public Open Evening

Tuesday 28th May 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
Observing (if clear)

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When to visit

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

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