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

09/07/20
19:00
15°
84%
09/07/20
22:00
14°
42%
10/07/20
01:00
13°
18%
10/07/20
04:00
12°
50%
Weather forecast for Bedford (0.56 miles away) updated 09/07/20 at 12:00.

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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The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

Forthcoming events at this location

Piazzi Smyth Observatory Open Evening

Wednesday 7th October 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear)

Piazzi Smyth Observatory Open Evening

Wednesday 14th October 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear)

Piazzi Smyth Observatory Open Evening

Wednesday 21st October 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear)

Piazzi Smyth Observatory Open Evening

Wednesday 28th October 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear)

Piazzi Smyth Observatory Open Evening

Wednesday 4th November 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear)

Piazzi Smyth Observatory Open Evening

Wednesday 11th November 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear)

Piazzi Smyth Observatory Open Evening

Wednesday 18th November 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear)

Piazzi Smyth Observatory Open Evening

Wednesday 25th November 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear)

Piazzi Smyth Observatory Open Evening

Wednesday 2nd December 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear)

Piazzi Smyth Observatory Open Evening

Wednesday 9th December 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear)

Piazzi Smyth Observatory Open Evening

Wednesday 16th December 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear)

Piazzi Smyth Observatory Open Evening

Wednesday 23rd December 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear)

Piazzi Smyth Observatory Open Evening

Wednesday 30th December 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear)

Piazzi Smyth Observatory Open Evening

Wednesday 6th January 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear)

Piazzi Smyth Observatory Open Evening

Wednesday 13th January 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear)

Piazzi Smyth Observatory Open Evening

Wednesday 20th January 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear)

Piazzi Smyth Observatory Open Evening

Wednesday 27th January 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear)

Piazzi Smyth Observatory Open Evening

Wednesday 3rd February 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear)

Piazzi Smyth Observatory Open Evening

Wednesday 10th February 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear)

Piazzi Smyth Observatory Open Evening

Wednesday 17th February 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear)

Piazzi Smyth Observatory Open Evening

Wednesday 24th February 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear)

Piazzi Smyth Observatory Open Evening

Wednesday 3rd March 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear)

Piazzi Smyth Observatory Open Evening

Wednesday 10th March 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear)

Piazzi Smyth Observatory Open Evening

Wednesday 17th March 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear)

Piazzi Smyth Observatory Open Evening

Wednesday 24th March 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear)

Piazzi Smyth Observatory Open Evening

Wednesday 31st March 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear)

Piazzi Smyth Observatory Open Evening

Wednesday 7th April 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear)

Piazzi Smyth Observatory Open Evening

Wednesday 14th April 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear)

Piazzi Smyth Observatory Open Evening

Wednesday 21st April 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear)

Piazzi Smyth Observatory Open Evening

Wednesday 28th April 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear)

Location

When to visit

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

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