Piazzi Smyth Observatory
Bedford School, Bedford, MK40 2LD
Join Bedford Astronomical Society for an evening of observing at Bedford School’s Piazzi Smyth Observatory which houses a large aperture telescope. These events are held every Wednesday between October and April and only when the weather is clear.
Note that the last Wednesday of each month is usually reserved for members.
Please contact the event organiser as to the status of this event and to arrange your visit.Piazzi Smyth Observatory Public Open Evening
Please note that this event has already taken place on 22/01/2020
Bedford Astronomical Society is organising this event
Please contact Bedford Astronomical Society directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.
For full details on how to attend this event, including how to book, please see the event's official website.Visit event website
The below chart shows if and when the skies will be at their darkest during this event. 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.
Wed 22nd Jan
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.