Keele Observatory Keele Observatory

Welcome to Keele Observatory. It was founded in 1962 to host a 31cm refractor dating back to 1874. It has since acquired a 61cm reflector for research and a 15cm solar telescope. We welcome visits from schools, clubs and the public.

BBC2 Stargazing Live extravaganza 2015

BBC2 Stargazing Live

BBC2 Stargazing Live returns, and Keele Observatory joins at full throttle!
Click here for more details, and check out BBC2 Stargazing Live for the BBC2 campaign.

Public viewing of the night sky

Keele refractor Saturn through Keele telescope

We are open on Tuesday evenings and Saturday afternoons (see the links on the left.)