Piazzi Smyth Observatory Public Open Evening

Wednesday 12th December 2018 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

Piazzi Smyth Observatory

Bedford School, Bedford, MK40 2TU


Description

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.

- This event is weather dependent and will only take place if the skies are clear enough for observing. It is therefore necessary to check the weather forecast and confirm with the event organisers that this event is going ahead.


Organiser

This event is being organised by Bedford Astronomical Society who should be contacted if you have any queries. We highly recommend you confirm this event is indeed going ahead before travelling. If you do attend it would be fantastic if you could let the organiser know you found them via Go Stargazing!


Bookings

Please contact Bedford Astronomical Society directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.

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Location light pollution

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

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