Stargazing Oxford and Telescope Evenings

Philip Wetton telescope

The Philip Wetton telescope is a fantastic resource for teaching in Oxford, and for local schools and colleges. The 0.4 metre telescope, built in 1995 by the Meade Corporation of California, was given to the University so that undergraduate and graduate students could observe the night sky as would a professional astronomer. Its location is a fabulously positioned, purpose-built observatory atop the Denys Wilkinson Building on Keble Road; the first new observatory built in Oxford for over a century. Each year the telescope is opened to schools, community groups and the general public so that everyone can enjoy the excitement of practical astronomy.

Stargazing Oxford - Public Telescope Evenings

The next Stargazing event takes place on Saturday 16th January 2016.

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