Halley’s home in Oxford

Halley's home and observatory in 7 New College Lane (Oxford) Photography by Carlos Dorce

Halley’s home and observatory in 7 New College Lane (Oxford)
Photography by Carlos Dorce

This is the house where Edmond Halley lived and had his observatory according to the plaque fixed on one of its walls:

Photography by Carlos Dorce

Photography by Carlos Dorce

Halley is famous because of his discovery of the Halley comet but he also was one of the most important astronomers of his time.

Portrait of Edmond Halley by Thomas Murray (1663–1735) Source: Wikimedia Commons

Can you imagine Halley looking at the sky from the terrace of his house?

Photography by Carlos Dorce

Photography by Carlos Dorce

Location: Halley’s home in Oxford (map)

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