Piazzi Smyth Observatory

Bedford School, Bedford, MK40 2TU

Location description

Observatory located on the premises of Bedford School with events run by Bedford Astronomical Society.


Location event organiser

Bedford Astronomical Society organises stargazing events at this location.


Astronomical society

Meeting place for local astronomical society, often in a location that enables stargazing and observing.


Observatory

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


Tonight's weather forecast

18/09/19
19:00
17°
4%
18/09/19
22:00
15°
1%
19/09/19
01:00
13°
0%
19/09/19
04:00
12°
0%
Weather forecast for Bedford (0.56 miles away) updated 18/09/19 at 20:01.

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

Piazzi Smyth Observatory Open Evening

Wednesday 2nd October 2019 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing Only

Piazzi Smyth Observatory Open Evening

Wednesday 9th October 2019 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing Only

Piazzi Smyth Observatory Open Evening

Wednesday 16th October 2019 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
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Piazzi Smyth Observatory Open Evening

Wednesday 23rd October 2019 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
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Piazzi Smyth Observatory Open Evening

Wednesday 30th October 2019 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
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Piazzi Smyth Observatory Open Evening

Wednesday 6th November 2019 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
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Piazzi Smyth Observatory Open Evening

Wednesday 13th November 2019 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
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Piazzi Smyth Observatory Open Evening

Wednesday 20th November 2019 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
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Piazzi Smyth Observatory Open Evening

Wednesday 27th November 2019 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
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Piazzi Smyth Observatory Open Evening

Wednesday 4th December 2019 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing Only

Piazzi Smyth Observatory Open Evening

Wednesday 11th December 2019 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
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Piazzi Smyth Observatory Open Evening

Wednesday 18th December 2019 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
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Piazzi Smyth Observatory Open Evening

Wednesday 25th December 2019 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
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Piazzi Smyth Observatory Open Evening

Wednesday 1st January 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
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Piazzi Smyth Observatory Open Evening

Wednesday 8th January 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
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Piazzi Smyth Observatory Open Evening

Wednesday 15th January 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
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Piazzi Smyth Observatory Open Evening

Wednesday 22nd January 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
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Piazzi Smyth Observatory Open Evening

Wednesday 29th January 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
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Piazzi Smyth Observatory Open Evening

Wednesday 5th February 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
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Piazzi Smyth Observatory Open Evening

Wednesday 12th February 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing Only

Piazzi Smyth Observatory Open Evening

Wednesday 19th February 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing Only

Piazzi Smyth Observatory Open Evening

Wednesday 26th February 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
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Piazzi Smyth Observatory Open Evening

Wednesday 4th March 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
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Piazzi Smyth Observatory Open Evening

Wednesday 11th March 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
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Piazzi Smyth Observatory Open Evening

Wednesday 18th March 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing Only

Piazzi Smyth Observatory Open Evening

Wednesday 25th March 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing Only

Piazzi Smyth Observatory Open Evening

Wednesday 1st April 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing Only

Piazzi Smyth Observatory Open Evening

Wednesday 8th April 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing Only

Piazzi Smyth Observatory Open Evening

Wednesday 15th April 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing Only

Piazzi Smyth Observatory Open Evening

Wednesday 22nd April 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing Only

Piazzi Smyth Observatory Open Evening

Wednesday 29th April 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing Only

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