Stargazing tonight

Find public stargazing events taking place this evening

The map below shows locations of public stargazing events where you can go stargazing tonight. 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. You may also register to receive event notifications.

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Stargazing Events Tonight

Kelling Heath Star Party - Autumn 2017

Kelling Heath Holiday Park, Holt, NR25 7HW

Kelling Heath Star Party is the largest in the UK, hundreds of amateur astronomers meet under the dark skies of north Norfolk with a wide variety of telescopes and equipment. This is a public event however be aware of strict rules regarding the use...

Wednesday 20th September 2017 from 12:00pm to Sunday 24th September 2017 12:00pm

23/09/17
20:00
15°
5%

Observing at Deepdale Backpackers Campsite

Deepdale Backpackers, Burnham, PE31 8DD

Astronomers from King's Lynn & District Astronomy Society are running two evenings of stargazing sessions at the Deepdale Backpackers campsite near Burnham.  This is an outreach event therefore members of the public are welcome.  Please...

Friday 22nd September 2017 from 19:30pm to Sunday 24th September 2017 00:30am

23/09/17
19:00
16°
5%

Merkinch Astronomy Evening

Merkinch Local Nature Reserve, Inverness, IV3 8AZ

Join local astronomer Stephen Mackintosh for this free public stargazing event at Merkinch Local Nature Reserve.Note that this event is run on a "first clear night basis" meaning that it will take place on either the 15th, 16th, 22nd or 23rd...

Friday 22nd September 2017 from 21:30pm to Sunday 24th September 2017 00:00am

23/09/17
19:00
16°
9%

AstroCamp Autumn 2017

Cwmdu Campsite, Crickhowell, NP8 1RU

Whether you are a complete beginner or an experienced astronomer you are guaranteed a warm welcome at this friendly starcamp. Make new friends, get hints and tips and share stargazing stories under the dark skies of Brecon Beacons Dark Sky Reserve....

Tonight from 13:00

23/09/17
19:00
10°
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...

Tonight from 14:00

Stargazing at Great Notley Country Park

Great Notley Country Park, Braintree, CM77 7FS

Join members of North Essex Astronomical Society who will have their telescopes setup for observing this evening as long as the weather allows! Bring your own telescope along for expert help. Event is free however parking charges apply. Check...

Tonight from 19:00

23/09/17
19:00
15°
4%

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. The event will often include a talk by a guest speaker and always include stargazing and an observing looking through...

Tonight from 20:00

23/09/17
19:00
15°
5%

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...

Tonight from 20:00

23/09/17
19:00
15°
5%

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...

Tonight from 20:00

23/09/17
19:00
15°
5%

Norman Lockyer Observatory Open Evening

Norman Lockyer Observatory, Sidmouth, EX10 0NY

Tour of the history telescopes at the Norman Lockyer Observatory to include a short talk, planetarium presentation, tour of the technology centre and observing if clear. Entrance fee applies, no need to pre-book.

Tonight from 20:15

23/09/17
19:00
16°
5%

Equinox stargazing at Gisburn Dark Sky Discovery Site

Gisburn Forest Hub, Near Tosside, BB7

This weekend is the autumn Equinox, giving equal night and day so there should be great opportunity to travel through the constellations and along the Milky Way. Following an indoor presentation there will be powerful telescopes for you to gaze...

Tonight from 20:30

23/09/17
19:00
14°
7%

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...

Tonight from 20:30

23/09/17
19:00
14°
5%

Observing with DASH

Westleton Common, Westleton, IP17 3BD

Stargazing on Westleton Common with members of DASH (Darsham and Surrounding Hamlets) Astronomical Society.

Tonight from 20:30

23/09/17
19:00
15°
4%

Observing with Fordingbridge Astro

Hyde Common - 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...

Tonight from 20:30

23/09/17
19:00
15°
5%

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...

Tonight from 20:30

23/09/17
19:00
14°
5%

Night Photography Workshop in Teesdale

Bowlees Visitor Centre, Middleton-in-Teesdale, DL12 0XF

Join experienced astro-photographer Gary Lintern for this one of a regular series of workshops which will teach you how to take amazing images of the night skies.  Timed to coincide when the skies are at their darkest and held in a location with...

Tonight from 21:00

23/09/17
19:00
13°
9%

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...

Tonight from 21:00

23/09/17
19:00
14°
15%

Stargazing and Astrophotography in Brecon

Brecon - Libanus Mountain Centre, Brecon, LD3 8ER

Stargazing in the Brecon Beacons with your very own astronomer for the evening in one of the world’s few Dark Sky areas! Take a tour of the night sky, viewing familiar and unfamiliar constellations of the northern hemisphere, find various deep sky...

Tonight from 23:00

23/09/17
22:00
12°
5%

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