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Hampstead Little Observatory

If you like science and astronomy you may want to visit Hampstead Observatory. It’s a very small one on the top of a small hill (Hampstead is the highest point in London). They have a six-inch Cooke refracting telescope, originally built in 1899, which has been modified with a modern equatorial mounting featuring a remote controlled guiding system.

Hampstead Little Observatory Address:       
Hampstead Grove
Near Whitestone Pond
London, NW3
England, UK

Hampstead Little Observatory Opening Times:    
Mid-October - Mid-April only, 8.00 am – 10.00 pm
Friday and Saturday nights, 11.00 am-1.00 pm Sunday

Closed on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Eve and New Year's Day

Hampstead Little Observatory Admission:    
Free and open to non members

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