University of St Andrews Observatory public open night

University of St Andrews Observatory public open night

Saturday 25th March 2023 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

University of St Andrews Observatory
University of St Andrews, St Andrews, Fife, KY16 9LZ

For the first time since 2019, the University of St Andrews Observatory will open its domes for everyone. If the weather is clear, all their telescopes will be in action, including the incredible James Gregory Telescope, pointing at stars and other fascinating objects. Unfortunately, few details are available at the time of adding this event to Go Stargazing; we recommend checking the observatory’s Facebook page or the official website for updates.

Please note that this has already taken place on 25/03/2023


Event organiser

St Andrews University

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Event booking

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Event darkness

The Moon has a big impact on the visibility of celestial bodies in the night sky. Try to plan your stargazing when there is no bright Moon at night as this is when the skies will be at their darkest.

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.



Forthcoming events

Below is a list of events at University of St Andrews Observatory. View these events on our calendar, add them to your calendar or Google Calendar.

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    Thursday 25th April 2024 from 21:15pm to 23:15pm

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    Thursday 2nd May 2024 from 21:15pm to 23:15pm

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    Thursday 9th May 2024 from 21:15pm to 23:15pm

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    Thursday 16th May 2024 from 21:15pm to 23:15pm

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  • St Andrews University Astro-Society meeting and stargazing

    Thursday 23rd May 2024 from 21:15pm to 23:15pm

    University of St Andrews Observatory, St Andrews, KY16 9LZ

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    Thursday 30th May 2024 from 21:15pm to 23:15pm

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