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Harry Bayley Observatory

View the moon and other celestial objects at the Barbados observatory

Spend an evening star gazing in Barbados! Visit the local observatory for a chance to explore the heavens through a 16-inch Meade telescope.

Barbados' location gives you the opportunity to see the moon, planets and deep sky objects that are not visible from Europe or North America. This is a great attraction for the kids as they learn while having fun!

The Observatory was built in 1963 and is the only observatory in the Eastern Caribbean. In 2013/14 it was refurbished and re-equipped.

The Harry Bayley Observatory is open every Friday night. You can call 622-2000 to double-check.

View point on Barbados satellite map

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