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Rosse Observatory Young Astronomers Club

Rosse Observatory Young Astronomers Club

Friday 27th May 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

Rosse Observatory
Carleton Road, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 3RJ

Astronomers from the West Yorkshire Astronomical Society open their fantastic Rosse Observatory on the last Friday of each month, especially for younger astronomers. These events are a great way to enthuse and inspire children’s interest in astronomy. Prior booking is required as the events are always well attended — contact [email protected] for all enquiries.


Event organiser

West Yorkshire Astronomical Society

West Yorkshire Astronomical Society is organising this event

Please contact West Yorkshire Astronomical Society directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.


Event booking

These Young Astronomer events are very popular and prior booking is required. Please contact [email protected].

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Event darkness

The Moon has a big impact on the visibility of celestial bodies in the night sky. Try to plan your stargazing when there is no bright Moon at night as this is when the skies will be at their darkest.

The below chart shows if and when the skies will be at their darkest during this event. Moonlight is shown in light yellow and the Sun's twilight in light blue. Midnight on the date shown is shown as a white line with sunset to the left and sunrise the next morning to the right. A black background with stars shows the best times for stargazing.



Forthcoming events

Below is a list of events at Rosse Observatory. View these events on a calendar.

  • Rosse Observatory Young Astronomers Club

    Friday 27th May 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Rosse Observatory, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ

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  • Rosse Observatory public open evening

    Tuesday 7th June 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Rosse Observatory, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ

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  • Rosse Observatory public open evening

    Friday 10th June 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Rosse Observatory, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ

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  • Rosse Observatory Young Astronomers Club

    Friday 24th June 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Rosse Observatory, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ

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  • Rosse Observatory public open evening

    Tuesday 5th July 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Rosse Observatory, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ

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  • Rosse Observatory public open evening

    Friday 8th July 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Rosse Observatory, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ

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