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James

Coats Observatory, Paisley

Well worth a visit, a real hidden gem. It's free and well worth a visit. On
Thursday afternoons they have sun-spotting sessions, though these may lead to
disappointment during Scottish summertime...

















Coats Observatory
49 Oakshaw Street West
Paisley
PA1 2DE

Multimap link

Monday CLOSED (Open public holidays 10am-5pm)
Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 5pm
Sunday 2pm - 5pm

Thursday night viewings
(Last Thursday in October to last Thursday in March)
7:30pm - 9pm



James H
UG_admin

PS Don't forget you can go and look down the telescope at the stars on a Thursday night in the winter time.
ex-tobester

I paid a visit there yesterday, quite a wee gem, hard to find tho....





Also posted a panorama of the view from the viewing area.

Also highlight what SB said about the viewings....>>SEE HERE FOR DETAILS<<
Ronnie

tobester wrote:
I paid a visit there yesterday, quite a wee gem, hard to find tho...




What IS that thing parked on the road below? A mouldy big purple one (ooh, er, missus) from Quality Street, a hogback Viking gravestone put into productive use as a planter, or an armoured sleeping policeman?



Nice globes.

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