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Coats Observatory

Observatory celebrates its 130th anniversary

Coats Observatory, Paisley, is commemorating the milestone with a string of heavenly events.
The observatory was a gift to the town from the Paisley Philosophical Institution and funded primarily by Thomas Coats, of the famous Coats thread-manufacturing family.
It opened its doors to the public on the night of October 1,1883 and proved a massive success.
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