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Piazzi Smyth Observatory

Piazzi Smyth Observatory

Bedford School, Bedford, MK40 2LD

The Piazzi Smyth Observatory and planetarium is located on the premises of Bedford School and operates during term time from mid-September to mid-April. It is home to a huge 16″ aperture Schmidt Cassegrain reflecting telescope.

The facility is available to book by interest groups and other schools. Events are run in collaboration with enthusiastic astronomers from the Bedford Astronomical Society.


Location events organiser

Bedford Astronomical Society

Bedford Astronomical Society organises events at this location

Please contact Bedford Astronomical Society directly with any enquiries relating to visiting this location


Weather forecast

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Weather forecast for Bedford (0.7 miles away) updated 17/01/22 at 20:00.




Forthcoming events

Below is a list of events at Piazzi Smyth Observatory. View these events on a calendar.


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