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!

COSMOS Observatory Solar Observing

COSMOS Observatory, St Martins, TR25 0QN

Join the team from COSMOS Observatory for an afternoon observing our closest star the Sun using special telescopes.

Friday 28th June 2019 from 14:00pm to 16:00pm

28/06/19
20:00
16°
2%

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" meetings that take place on the last Friday of each month throughout the year. Doors open at 19:00 ready for 19:30 start. No...

Friday 28th June 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:30pm

28/06/19
19:00
21°
1%

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 from dusk (weather permitting) and free of charge this is a great opportunity to go stargazing with a friendly and enthusiastic...

Friday 28th June 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

28/06/19
19:00
21°
1%

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 28th June 2019 from 19:15pm to 21:15pm

28/06/19
19:00
18°
1%

Brian Joynes Observatory Observing Evening

Brian Joynes Observatory, Doncaster, DN10 6RG

Members of the public are invited to join enthusiastic astronomers from Doncaster Astronomical Society for this one of their regular Friday evening observing sessions from their fantastic observatory located at the Austerfield Field Study Centre....

Friday 28th June 2019 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

28/06/19
19:00
18°
1%

Crawley Astronomical Society Meeting and Observing

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

Update 20/06/19 this event has been moved to the 28/06/19 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...

Friday 28th June 2019 from 19:30pm to 22:00pm

28/06/19
19:00
19°
1%

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 28th June 2019 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

28/06/19
19:00
21°
1%

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 28th June 2019 from 19:30pm to 22:00pm

28/06/19
19:00
21°
1%

Vectis Astronomical Society Monthly Meeting

Newchurch Pavilion, Newchurch, PO36 0LX

Everyone is invited to join the members of Vectis Astronomical Society for this one of their regular "fourth Friday of every month (except December)" monthly meetings. The event includes a presentation, refreshments and guide to the night sky....

Friday 28th June 2019 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

28/06/19
19:00
20°
1%

From Myth to the Moon

University Centre Shrewsbury, Shrewsbury, SY3 8HQ

Shropshire Astronomical Society are marking the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing with this fantastic event tracing the path to the first moon landing with Pete Williamson, FRAS. Admission is free, refreshments available.

Friday 28th June 2019 from 19:39pm to 21:00pm

28/06/19
19:00
22°
1%

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 28th June 2019 from 20:00pm to Saturday 29th June 2019 00:00am

28/06/19
19:00
19°
1%

Planets and Stars with Open University and Dark Sky Wales

Brecon - Libanus Mountain Centre, Brecon, LD3 8ER

We are about to take you out of this world with FREE (registration required) expert lectures, planet observation and stargazing experience. The Open University in Wales has paired up with Dark Sky Wales for this spectacular space event.You will...

Friday 28th June 2019 from 20:00pm to Saturday 29th June 2019 01:30am

28/06/19
19:00
21°
1%

Stargazing at the Scottish Dark Sky Observatory

Scottish Dark Sky Observatory, Dalmellington, KA6 7PZ

Amaze at the wonderfully dark skies above Galloway and observe through large aperture instruments with the assistance of experienced resident and volunteer Astronomers. Events take place most weekday and weekend evenings (closed Mondays, Tuesdays...

Friday 28th June 2019 from 20:00pm to Saturday 29th June 2019 00:00am

28/06/19
19:00
22°
5%

Destination Space - Apollo

Winchester Science Centre & Planetarium, Winchester, SO21 1HZ

Each Saturday and Sunday from 29th June through to 21st July the Winchester Science Centre is celebrating the momentous achievement of the first moon landing with a Destination Space live science show and activities. Visit the planetarium and enjoy...

Saturday 29th June 2019 from 10:00am to 17:00pm

Solar Observing at the Royal Observatory Greenwich

Royal Observatory Greenwich, London, SE10 8XJ

Astronomers from Flamsteed Astronomy Society will be in attendance at the Royal Observatory Greenwich with special solar telescopes for a free and open to the public observing session of our closest star. No booking required simply turn up on the...

Saturday 29th June 2019 from 11:30am to 16:00pm

Mills Observatory Open Days - Summer 2019

Mills Observatory, Dundee, DD2 2UB

With fascinating space exploration and astronomical displays, planetarium shows and a fully computerised telescope that can detect 30,000 objects in the sky, there’s so much to see, do and learn! These summer events also include solar observing...

Saturday 29th June 2019 from 12:30pm to 16:00pm

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 29th June 2019 from 13:00pm to 15:00pm

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 29th June 2019 from 19:30pm to Sunday 30th June 2019 00:30am

Stargazing at the Scottish Dark Sky Observatory

Scottish Dark Sky Observatory, Dalmellington, KA6 7PZ

Amaze at the wonderfully dark skies above Galloway and observe through large aperture instruments with the assistance of experienced resident and volunteer Astronomers. Events take place most weekday and weekend evenings (closed Mondays, Tuesdays...

Saturday 29th June 2019 from 20:00pm to Sunday 30th June 2019 00:00am

Destination Space - Apollo

Winchester Science Centre & Planetarium, Winchester, SO21 1HZ

Each Saturday and Sunday from 29th June through to 21st July the Winchester Science Centre is celebrating the momentous achievement of the first moon landing with a Destination Space live science show and activities. Visit the planetarium and enjoy...

Sunday 30th June 2019 from 10:00am to 17:00pm

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 30th June 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

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