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The '''Astronomy Tower''' is the tallest tower at [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry]]. It is where students study the stars through their telescope in [[Astronomy]] lessons by [[Professor Sinistra]]. This is usaully done at midnight where the stars are best.
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The '''Astronomy Tower''' is the tallest tower at [[Hogwarts Castle]]. It is where students study the stars and planets through their telescopes in [[Astronomy]] lessons with Professor [[Aurora Sinistra]]. This is usaully done at midnight where the stars are best seen.
   
The Astronomy Tower is the highest tower at [[Hogwarts]]. In [[Harry Potter]]'s first year, he and [[Hermione Granger]] climbed to the top of the Astronomy Tower to give [[Rubeus Hagrid]]'s pet [[dragon]], [[Norberta|Norbert]], to [[Charlie Weasley]] to take care of. Five years later, when the [[Death Eater]]s arrived at Hogwarts, most of the [[Second War#The Battle of Hogwarts (1997)|Battle of Hogwarts]] between the opposing sides took place in this tower, or in the corridor below.
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In [[Harry Potter]]'s first year, he and [[Hermione Granger]] climbed to the top of the Astronomy Tower to give [[Rubeus Hagrid]]'s pet [[dragon]], [[Norberta|Norbert]], to [[Charlie Weasley]] to take care of. Five years later, when the [[Death Eater]]s arrived at [[Hogwarts]], most of the [[Battle of the Astronomy Tower]] between the opposing sides took place in this tower, and in the corridor below. [[Albus Dumbledore]] was blasted from the tower's ramparts by a [[Killing Curse]] cast by [[Severus Snape]]. This was where he met his death.
   
There was a battle at the top, involving [[Death Eaters]]. [[Albus Dumbledore]] was blasted from the tower's ramparts by an [[Avada Kedavra]] from [[Severus Snape]]. This is where he met his death. This was predicted by Professor Trelawney when she was feverishly reading her Tarot cards. In [[1996]], she mutters, "The Lightning-Struck Tower - an omen ..." She was unwittingly referring to the Astronomy Tower, in which Dumbledore met his death.
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==Behind the Scenes==
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*In [[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (video game)]] (PC version), the [[Hogwarts Library]] is inside the Tower, on the lower floors.
   
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==Appearances==
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*''[[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone]]'' {{1st}}
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*''[[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (video game)]]'' {{Comment|GBC, GBA and PC versions only}}
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*''[[Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (video game)]]'' {{Comment|GBC version only}}
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*''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix]]''
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*''[[Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince]]''
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*''[[Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (video game)]]'' {{Comment|Seen in a trailer}}
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*''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows]]'' {{Mention}}
   
   

Revision as of 18:08, September 6, 2008

The Astronomy Tower is the tallest tower at Hogwarts Castle. It is where students study the stars and planets through their telescopes in Astronomy lessons with Professor Aurora Sinistra. This is usaully done at midnight where the stars are best seen.

In Harry Potter's first year, he and Hermione Granger climbed to the top of the Astronomy Tower to give Rubeus Hagrid's pet dragon, Norbert, to Charlie Weasley to take care of. Five years later, when the Death Eaters arrived at Hogwarts, most of the Battle of the Astronomy Tower between the opposing sides took place in this tower, and in the corridor below. Albus Dumbledore was blasted from the tower's ramparts by a Killing Curse cast by Severus Snape. This was where he met his death.

Behind the Scenes

Appearances


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