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

12/07/20
19:00
18°
3%
12/07/20
22:00
15°
11%
13/07/20
01:00
14°
44%
13/07/20
04:00
14°
46%
Weather forecast for St Andrews (0.84 miles away) updated 12/07/20 at 04:00.

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.

Forthcoming events at this location

St Andrews Observatory Open Night

Wednesday 5th August 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear)

St Andrews Observatory Open Night

Wednesday 2nd September 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear)

St Andrews Observatory Open Night

Wednesday 7th October 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear)

St Andrews Observatory Open Night

Wednesday 4th November 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear)

St Andrews Observatory Open Night

Wednesday 2nd December 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Location

When to visit

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

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