St Andrews Observatory

University of St Andrews, St Andrews, KY16

Location description

The St Andrews Observatory, home to the James Gregory Telescope, is open to the general public every first Wednesday of the month from 7-9pm.


Location event organiser

St Andrews University 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

26/03/21
18:00
17%
26/03/21
21:00
36%
27/03/21
00:00
8%
27/03/21
03:00
4%
Weather forecast for St Andrews (0.84 miles away) updated 26/03/21 at 18:00.

Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a suburban setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

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

Stargazing events at this location

There are no known forthcoming events at this location. Previously there have been 118 events with the last one being on 2nd December 2020 organised by St Andrews University.

Location

When to visit

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

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