The UCL Observatory is one of the best-equipped astronomical facilities for student training and research in the UK. It hosts regular free public open evenings, roughly fortnightly, on Fridays and some Saturdays during UCL’s autumn and winter terms (October–March inclusive).
Location events organiser
University of Central London Observatory organises events at this location
Please contact University of Central London Observatory directly with any enquiries relating to visiting this location
Email: [email protected]
Weather forecast for Borehamwood (3.3 miles away) updated 24/01/22 at 20:00.
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.
Best time to visit
The below chart shows when the skies will be at their darkest at this location and therefore the best time to visit. Moonlight is shown in light yellow and the Sun's twilight in light blue. Midnight on the date shown is shown as a white line with sunset to the left and sunrise the next morning to the right. A black background with stars shows the best times for stargazing. See our dark sky calendar for more details.
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Below is a list of events at University College London Observatory. View these events on a calendar.