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. 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...

Tonight from 18:30

28/04/17
20:00
10°
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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...

Tonight from 20:00

28/04/17
19:00
12°
5%

Observing at High Legh

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...

Tonight from 20:00

28/04/17
19:00
11°
6%

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...

Tonight from 20:00

28/04/17
19:00
10°
5%

Ashford Astro Meeting

Woodchurch Memorial Hall, Woodchurch, TN26 3QB

Meeting of the Ashford Astronomical Society with presentation / talk and observing afterwards weather permitting.

Tonight from 20:30

28/04/17
19:00
11°
4%

Cardiff Astro Observers Club

Dyffryn Observatory, St Nicholas, CF5 6SU

The public are invited to join members of Cardiff Astronomical Society for a tour of the night sky and observing from their Dyffryn Garden's based observatory, suitable for beginner's this is a great way to discover Astronomy. Events go ahead no...

Tonight from 20:30

28/04/17
19:00
10°
1%

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.

Tonight from 20:30

28/04/17
19:00
9%

Mid-Cheshire Astronomical Group Monthly Meeting

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

Join members of the Mid-Cheshire Astronomical Group for this one of 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...

Tonight from 20:30

28/04/17
19:00
10°
9%

Observing with Doncaster Astro

Brian Joynes Observatory, Doncaster, DN10 6RG

Join members of Doncaster Astronomical Society at their Brian Joynes Observatory for an evening of Astronomy. These events are weather permitting so please check first with event organisers if the event is going ahead and from what time. Booking may...

Tonight from 20:30

28/04/17
19:00
11°
5%

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.

Tonight from 20:30

28/04/17
19:00
11°
7%

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.

Tonight from 20:30

28/04/17
19:00
11°
7%

Family Space Night with Mid-Kent Astro Society

Bredhurst Village Hall, Bredhurst, ME7 3JZ

Everyone is welcome to join the members of Mid-Kent Astronomical Society for this family event. Pop along to Bredhurst Village Hall for an evening of space displays, various activities and looking through telescopes (if the weather permits). Just...

Tonight from 20:45

28/04/17
19:00
11°
4%

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...

Tonight from 21:00

28/04/17
19:00
11°
8%

Battlesteads Observatory Open Night

Battlesteads Observatory, Wark, NE48 3LS

Visit Battlesteads Observatory for an evening of stargazing.  Note that event start times are 20:30pm during winter and change to 21:00pm through the summer months.

Tonight from 21:30

28/04/17
19:00
10%

Durlston Stargazing

Durlston Astronomy Centre, Swanage, BH19 2JL

Join members of Wessex Astronomical Society for a public stargazing session at Durlston Country Park.

Tonight from 21:30

28/04/17
19:00
10°
8%

Scottish Dark Sky Observatory Open Evening

Scottish Dark Sky Observatory, Dalmellington, KA6 7PZ

Join astronomers from the Scottish Dark Sky Observatory for this one of their regular open evenings. The observatory's location on the edge of the Galloway Dark Sky Park allows it to benefit from excellent dark skies on clear, moonless nights....

Tonight from 21:30

28/04/17
19:00
5%

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...

Saturday 29th April 2017 from 14:00pm to 16:00pm

Observe 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...

Saturday 29th April 2017 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

29/04/17
19:00
12°
0%

Stargazing at Raystede

Raystede Centre for Animal Welfare, Ringmer, BN8 5AJ

The Raystede Centre for Animal Welfare have paired up with Seven Sisters Astronomical Society for an evening of stargazing including a presentation and then observing until late. Ticket price includes dinner and bookings made via the location...

Saturday 29th April 2017 from 20:00pm to 23:00pm

29/04/17
19:00
12°
0%

Bodmin Moor International Dark Sky Submission Launch Event

Jamaica Inn - Bodmin Moor, Launceston, PL15 7TS

This event is being held in celebration of Bodmin Moor's submission to the International Dark Sky Association for the region to be awarded dark sky status.Organised in conjunction with the Caradon and Tolcarn Observatories you are invited to...

Saturday 29th April 2017 from 20:30pm to 23:30pm

29/04/17
19:00
10°
4%

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 29th April 2017 from 20:30pm to 23:30pm

29/04/17
19:00
12°
0%

Observing with Wakefield Astro Society

Winscarr Reservoir, Winscarr Reservoir, S36 4TG

Join the members of Wakefield Astronomical Society at Winscarr Reservoir (or sometimes Middlestown) for an evening of observing. These events are weather permitting therefore please contact them to check that the event is going ahead via their...

Saturday 29th April 2017 from 21:00pm to Sunday 30th April 2017 00:00am

29/04/17
19:00
9%

Public Viewing at Failand Observatory

Failand Observatory, Near Wraxall, BS8 3US

Members of Bristol Astronomical Society open up their observatory at Failand most Saturday nights depending on the weather. Contact the event organiser to check that this event is going ahead and at what time.

Saturday 29th April 2017 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm

29/04/17
19:00
12°
4%

Skyscape and Landscape Stargazing at Cerne Abbas

Cerne Abbas Giant Viewpoint, Cerne Abbas, DT2 7JX

As part of the Cerne Giant Festival local astronomer Kevin Quinn will be sharing the views through his telescope whilst giving insights to the relationship between skyscape, humans and the landscape from this great stargazing location across from...

Saturday 29th April 2017 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm

29/04/17
19:00
10°
0%

Scottish Dark Sky Observatory Open Evening

Scottish Dark Sky Observatory, Dalmellington, KA6 7PZ

Join astronomers from the Scottish Dark Sky Observatory for this one of their regular open evenings. The observatory's location on the edge of the Galloway Dark Sky Park allows it to benefit from excellent dark skies on clear, moonless nights....

Saturday 29th April 2017 from 21:30pm to 23:00pm

29/04/17
19:00
5%

Observing with Fordingbridge Astro

Pentons Hill, Hyde, SP6 2QJ

Join members of Fordingbrdige Astronomical Society for this regular stargazing session at their observing location in Hyde, near Fordingbridge. Members of the public welcomed although are asked to abide by observing guidelines including the use of...

Saturday 29th April 2017 from 22:00pm to Sunday 30th April 2017 00:00am

29/04/17
19:00
12°
4%

Kielder Observatory Open Night

Kielder Observatory, Near Kielder Village, NE48

Kielder Observatory is one of the best stargazing experiences to be had. It's location within the Northumberland International Dark Sky Park and it's friendly and experienced Astronomers make it a must-visit attraction.  Even the journey through...

Sunday 30th April 2017 from 21:00pm to Monday 1st May 2017 00:00am

30/04/17
19:00
8%

Observing Night at Bruce Observatory

Bruce Observatory - Whitby School, Whitby, YO21 1LA

Join members of Whitby & District Astronomical Society for this one of their regular observing nights. Such events are subject to weather conditions, check for a relatively clear sky before leaving home... Contact event organiser to confirm...

Sunday 30th April 2017 from 22:00pm to Monday 1st May 2017 00:00am

30/04/17
19:00
10°
6%

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