Stargazing this weekend

Find public stargazing events taking place this coming weekend

The map below shows locations of public stargazing events taking place this coming weekend. Many events are free of charge or where a small donation is asked for however all are accessible to the public and involve some element of observing or stargazing should weather permit. If you are planning to attend an event where no prior booking is required we advise you contact the event organisers first as some events are subject to change. Clear skies!

Rosse Observatory Open Evening

Rosse Observatory, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ

Everyone is invited to join members of West Yorkshire Astronomical Society for this one of their regular open evenings at Rosse Observatory. These take place every Tuesday and Friday with Tuesday evenings being primarily for members (and tend to be...

Friday 17th July 2020 from 19:15pm to 21:15pm

Crawley Astronomical Society Meeting and Observing

The Haven Centre - Crawley Down, Crawley, RH10 4LJ

Everyone is invited to join the friendly astronomers from Crawley Astronomical Society for this one of their regular third-Friday of the month meetings. These events are suitable for anyone with an interest in astronomy -- enjoy a talk on an...

Friday 17th July 2020 from 19:30pm to 22:00pm

Lanivet Amateur Astronomers Club Meeting

Lanivet Parish Community Centre, Lanivet, PL30 5HG

Join the Lanivet Amateur Astronomers for this one of their regular "third Friday of the month" monthly meetings at the Lanivet Parish Community Centre. Events often include a guest speaker and stargazing outside if weather allows. Small donation to...

Friday 17th July 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

Public Star Show at Wynyard Planetarium

Wynyard Planetarium & Observatory, Stockton-on-Tees, TS21 3JG

Enjoy a Public Star Show at Wynyard Planetarium on the first, third (and fifth) Friday of each month. These events are ideal for families including younger astronomers and include an astronomical presentation using the planetarium dome and a guided...

Friday 17th July 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

Chesterfield Barnett Observatory Open Evening

Chesterfield Barnett Observatory, Chesterfield, S41 8RH

Everyone is welcome to join the friendly and enthusiastic members of Chesterfield Astronomical Society at this one of their weekly Friday night observatory open evenings! There is no need to book for this casual stargazing session -- just pop in if...

Friday 17th July 2020 from 20:00pm to 23:30pm

James Irwin Observatory Public Observing Evening (meet at Victoria Hotel)

Victoria Hotel - Canterbury, Canterbury, CT2 8JY

Members of the public are invited to join Astronomers from Mid-Kent Astronomical Society for this one of their regular observatory open evenings. The observatory is home to a huge half-metre aperture telescope giving great views of the skies despite...

Friday 17th July 2020 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

Observing at High Legh Community Observatory

High Legh Community Observatory, High Legh, WA16 6NS

Everyone is invited to join the members of High Legh Astronomical Society to their charming and welcoming observatory for this one of their regular Friday evening open nights. Please note that the observatory will be open only if the weather is...

Friday 17th July 2020 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

South West Astronomy Fair 2020

Norman Lockyer Observatory, Sidmouth, EX10 0NY

The South West Astronomy Fair is a great opportunity to visit the fabulous Norman Lockyer Observatory near Sidmouth. The event includes free tours of the historic telescope domes, planetarium shows, a series of lectures by guest speakers and a...

Saturday 18th July 2020 from 09:30am to 17:30pm

East Lincolnshire Astronomy Club Meeting

Scamblesby Village Hall, Scamblesby, LN11 9XF

Everyone is invited to join the members of the East Lincolnshire Astronomy Club for this one of their regular club meetings held on the third Saturday of every month. The event will often include a talk by a guest speaker and always includes a...

Saturday 18th July 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

Stargazing Saturday at the Astronomy Centre

The Astronomy Centre, Near Todmorden, OL14 7HP

Every Saturday night (weather permitting) the Astronomy Centre opens its observatory doors to the public for an evening of stargazing. This is perhaps the best equipped observatory in the UK hosting a wide range of large aperture telescopes. Please...

Saturday 18th July 2020 from 19:30pm to 23:30pm

North East London Astronomical Society Monthly Meeting

Wanstead House, Wanstead, E11 2NT

Everyone is invited to join the members of the North East London Astronomical Society for this one of their regular third Sunday of the month (except August) meetings which involve talks by guest speakers and sometimes films. During the winter...

Sunday 19th July 2020 from 15:00pm to 18:00pm

Public Observing at Cygnus Observatory

Cygnus Observatory at Washington Wetland Centre, Washington, NE38 8LE

Everyone is invited to join the enthusiastic members of Sunderland Astronomical Society for an evening of stargazing and observing through their large aperture telescopes. If you need assistance with your own telescope you are welcome to bring it...

Sunday 19th July 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

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