Stargazing this weekend

Find public stargazing events taking place this coming weekend

The map below shows locations of public stargazing events where you can go stargazing this weekend. Many events are free of charge or where a small donation is asked for. If you do attend an event it would be fantastic if you could let the organiser know you found them via our website! To view all forthcoming stargazing events see our events map or check the events calendar.

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Stargazing events this weekend

Edinburgh Observatory Open Evening (Winter)

Edinburgh Royal Observatory, Edinburgh, EH9 3HJ

This event is one of many regular public open evenings at the The Royal Observatory in Edinburgh which take place all year round. Find our more about the historic contributions the observatory has made with a team of astronomers who will help you...

Friday 27th April 2018 from 18:30pm to 21:00pm

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Friday Club with Reading Astronomical Society

St Peter's Church Hall - Earley, Earley, RG6 1EY

Everyone is welcome to join the members of Reading Astronomical Society for this one of their regular "Friday Club" meeting.  A variety of astronomy presentations are held throughout the year concentrating on topics in a way that everyone can...

Friday 27th April 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

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19:00
10°
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Observing at Delamont Country Park with Irish Astro Association

Delamont Country Park Campsite, Killyleagh, BT30 9TZ

Join the members of the Irish Astronomical Association for this one of their regular monthly observing sessions at their favourite dark sky location Delamont Country Park Campsite. These sessions are designed to cater for everyone no matter their...

Friday 27th April 2018 from 19:00pm to Sunday 29th April 2018 00:00am

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19:00
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Observing at High Legh Community Observatory

High Legh Community Observatory, High Legh, WA16 6NS

Join members of High Legh Astronomical Society in their charming and welcoming observatory. Open every Friday evening (weather permitting) and free of charge this is a great opportunity to go stargazing with a friendly and enthusiastic bunch of...

Friday 27th April 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

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19:00
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Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Winchendon Observatory, Aylesbury, HP18

Every Friday night during the observing season (September through to end of May) and weather permitting the members of Aylesbury Astronomy Society hold observing sessions at their out-of-town observatory located near the village of Upper...

Friday 27th April 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

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19:00
84%

Thanet Observatory Public Open Evening

Thanet Observatory, Monkton, CT12 4LH

Join the Monkton Stargazers for this regular public open evening of the Thanet Observatory at Monkton Nature Reserve.  Enjoy fantastic views through the observatory's 12inch Newtonian telescope and gaze at the stars above -- the location is...

Friday 27th April 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

27/04/18
19:00
11°
38%

Ashford Astronomical Society Meeting

Woodchurch Memorial Hall, Woodchurch, TN26 3QB

Regular "last Friday of the month" meeting of the Ashford Astronomical Society with presentation / talk and observing afterwards (weather permitting).

Friday 27th April 2018 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

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19:00
11°
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Durham Astro Society Meeting

Durham Botanic Garden, Durham, DH1 3TN

Join the enthusiastic amateur astronomers of Durham Astronomical Society for their monthly society meeting, members of the public welcome, for a presentation and observing afterwards if weather permits.

Friday 27th April 2018 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

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19:00
83%

Durham Astro Society Meeting

Durham Botanic Garden, Durham, DH1 3TN

Join the enthusiastic amateur astronomers of Durham Astronomical Society for their monthly society meeting, members of the public welcome, for a presentation and observing afterwards if weather permits.

Friday 27th April 2018 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

27/04/18
19:00
83%

Mid-Cheshire Astronomical Group Monthly Meeting

Delamere Forest Park - Forestry Commission, Northwich, CW8 2JD

Join members of the Mid-Cheshire Astronomical Group for their regular monthly group meetings in Delamere Forest.   Enjoy a talk or presentation, chat over a cuppa and stargazing / observing if weather permits. We have heard there will be biscuits...

Friday 27th April 2018 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

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19:00
89%

Old Brickyard Star Club

Old Brickyard Tea Garden, Scalford, LE14 4ST

Everyone is invited to come along to the Old Brickyard Star Club for this one of their regular monthly meetings. The location is a perfect escape from the bright city lights -- being away from light pollution the Milky Way can be seen arching...

Friday 27th April 2018 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

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19:00
89%

Rosliston Astronomy Group Meeting

Rosliston Forestry Centre, Swadlincote, DE12 8JX

Join members of Rosliston Astronomy Group for their monthly meeting to include a talk on an astronomical topic and observing afterwards. Nominal charge for visitors who are very welcome, plus a small charge for the car park.

Friday 27th April 2018 from 19:30pm to 22:00pm

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19:00
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Rosse Observatory Open Night

Rosse Observatory, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ

You are invited to join members of West Yorkshire Astronomical Society for this one of their regular open evenings at Rosse Observatory.Tuesday evenings are primarily for members and tend to be more formal, Friday evenings are more social and...

Friday 27th April 2018 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

27/04/18
19:00
94%

Vectis Astronomical Society Monthly Meeting

Newchurch Observatory, Newchurch, PO36 0LX

Join members of the Vectis Astronomical Society for their monthly meeting. The event includes a presentation, refreshments and guide to the night sky. Should the skies be clear the observatory will be opened for observing and stargazing.

Friday 27th April 2018 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

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19:00
10°
63%

Mid-Kent Astronomical Society Meeting

Bredhurst Village Hall, Bredhurst, ME7 3JZ

Join the members of Mid-Kent Astronomical Society for this one of their regular meetings including an astronomical presentation and an observing session if weather permits. Members of the public are welcome to attend free for their first visit with...

Friday 27th April 2018 from 19:45pm to 21:30pm

27/04/18
19:00
11°
43%

Chesterfield Barnett Observatory - All Welcome!

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 27th April 2018 from 20:00pm to 23:00pm

27/04/18
19:00
90%

Stargazing at the Scottish Dark Sky Observatory

Scottish Dark Sky Observatory, Dalmellington, KA6 7PZ

Amaze at the wonderfully dark skies above Galloway, see the Milky Way arching overhead and observe through large aperture instruments with the assistance of experienced resident and volunteer Astronomers. Events take place most weekday and weekend...

Friday 27th April 2018 from 20:00pm to Saturday 28th April 2018 00:00am

27/04/18
19:00
17%

Starnight Observing with Nene Valley Astro

Chelveston Village Hall, Chelveston, NN9 6AT

Join members of Nene Valley Astronomical Society for their regular "Starnight" observing session -- this event will only go ahead if the weather forecast looks good enough for stargazing -- to confirm check the Nene Valley Astro Twitter account...

Friday 27th April 2018 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

27/04/18
19:00
10°
71%

Keele Observatory Solar Observing

Keele Observatory, Stoke-on-Trent, ST5 5BG

Every Saturday afternoon the Keele Observatory is open to the public for solar observing. See our closest star like you may never have done before! The observatory is open no matter the weather with a short tour of the facility and a chance to chat...

Saturday 28th April 2018 from 13:00pm to 15:00pm

Stargazing at Abberton Reservoir

Abberton Reservoir Visitor Centre, Colchester, CO2 0EU

Organised by the Essex Wildlife Trust and North Essex Astronomical Society this is a fantastic opportunity to get away from the city lights and go stargazing! Look through large telescopes, listen to one of the interesting astronomical talks given,...

Saturday 28th April 2018 from 18:30pm to 21:30pm

28/04/18
19:00
10°
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Saturday Public Open Night at Failand Observatory

Failand Observatory, Near Wraxall, BS8 3US

Members of Bristol Astronomical Society open up their observatory at Failand most Saturday nights if the weather forecast allows for observing -- a notice will be shown on the Bristol Astronomical Society website on the evening to indicate if the...

Saturday 28th April 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

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19:00
10°
11%

Sun and Stars at Carnewas with Kernow Astronomers

Carnewas and Bedruthan Steps, Trenance, TR8

Join the friendly Kernow Astronomers for this public stargazing event. View the sun through special solar telescopes until sunset -- then watch the stars come out as the skies darken. Great addition to any family holiday. This is a free event...

Saturday 28th April 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

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19:00
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Kenley Observatory Open Night

Kenley Observatory, Kenley, CR8 5EP

Members of Croydon Astronomical Society open the doors of their Kenley Observatory to the public every Saturday evening from Autumn through to early Summer. Events are subject to good weather conditions therefore please check before visiting by...

Saturday 28th April 2018 from 19:30pm to 22:30pm

28/04/18
19:00
10°
13%

Stargazing Evening at Raystede - Spring 2018

Raystede Centre for Animal Welfare, Ringmer, BN8 5AJ

Join members of Seven Sisters Astronomical Society for this fund-raising event at Raystede Centre for Animal Welfare. Booking required with ticket price include food. Contact the centre for more information.

Saturday 28th April 2018 from 19:30pm to 22:30pm

28/04/18
19:00
10°
13%

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 28th April 2018 from 19:30pm to Sunday 29th April 2018 00:30am

28/04/18
19:00
37%

Stargazing at the Scottish Dark Sky Observatory

Scottish Dark Sky Observatory, Dalmellington, KA6 7PZ

Amaze at the wonderfully dark skies above Galloway, see the Milky Way arching overhead and observe through large aperture instruments with the assistance of experienced resident and volunteer Astronomers. Events take place most weekday and weekend...

Saturday 28th April 2018 from 20:00pm to Sunday 29th April 2018 00:00am

28/04/18
19:00
38%

Public Observing at Cygnus Observatory

Cygnus Observatory, Washington, NE38 8LE

Members of the public are invited to join 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...

Sunday 29th April 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

29/04/18
19:00
7%

Public Observing at Bruce Observatory

Bruce Observatory - Whitby School, Whitby, YO21 1LA

Everyone is invited to join astronomers from Whitby & District Astronomical Society for this one of their regular Sunday evening observing sessions at the Bruce Observatory.  These events are subject to favourable weather conditions and will...

Sunday 29th April 2018 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

29/04/18
19:00
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