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!

Stargazing and Walking through Northumberland

A weekend of walking and socialising in Northumberland. You’re going to be star struck this weekend (literally) as we’re combining great walking with a spot of astro tourism in the heart of Northumberland’s Dark Skies Park.  Includes visit...

Tonight from 17:00

22/01/21
18:00
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Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

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 19:00

22/01/21
18:00
38%

Thanet Observatory Public Open Evening

Join the Monkton Stargazers for this one of their 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...

Tonight from 19:00

22/01/21
18:00
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Rosse Observatory Open Evening

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...

Tonight from 19:15

22/01/21
18:00
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Brian Joynes Observatory Observing Evening

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....

Tonight from 19:30

22/01/21
18:00
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Durham Astronomical Society Monthly Meeting

Join the enthusiastic amateur astronomers from Durham Astronomical Society for this one of their regular monthly society meetings which take place from September through to June (excluding December). Members of the public are very welcome to join...

Tonight from 19:30

22/01/21
18:00
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Bubble Group Astronomy at Stonehaugh - Life - Are we alone? - Cancelled due to Covid19 restrictions

Are we alone?The question that has been asked through the centuries.To even begin to answer this question we first need to address a few others.What is life?What does life need to survive?What difficulties does life face out...

Tonight from 20:00

22/01/21
18:00
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Chesterfield Barnett Observatory Open Evening

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...

Tonight from 20:00

22/01/21
18:00
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Nene Valley Astronomical Society Star Night Observing

Everyone is invited to join astronomers from Nene Valley Astronomical Society for this one of their regular observing sessions held every Friday during the observing season (September through to April) at their favoured dark sky location of...

Tonight from 20:00

22/01/21
18:00
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Observing at High Legh Community Observatory

Everyone is invited to join the members of High Legh Astronomical Society to their charming and welcoming observatory for this one of their regular Friday evening open nights.Please note that the observatory will be open only if the weather is...

Tonight from 20:00

22/01/21
18:00
48%

Stargazing at the Twice Brewed Inn

Experience the incredible starry skies above Northumberland with astronomers from the Twice Brewed Observatory at the Twice Brewed Inn. Located within the Northumberland International Dark Sky park the venue benefits from minimal light pollution...

Tonight from 20:00

22/01/21
18:00
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Jim Savage-Lowden Observatory Public Open Evening

On Friday and Saturday evenings each month throughout the observing season (September through to March) members from Highlands Astronomical Society open the doors to their Jim Savage-Lowden Observatory to the public for observing sessions.Note...

Tonight from 21:00

22/01/21
21:00
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4%

Failand Observatory Public Open Night

From October through to April the welcoming members of Bristol Astronomical Society open their Failand observatory to the public on most clear Saturday nights if the weather forecast allows for observing... A notice will be shown on the Bristol...

Saturday 23rd January 2021 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

23/01/21
18:00
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Norman Fisher Observatory at Kenley Open Night

Members of Croydon Astronomical Society open the doors of their fantastic observatory near Kenley to the public every Saturday evening between Autumn (around mid-August) through to early Summer (around mid-May).Events are subject to good...

Saturday 23rd January 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

23/01/21
18:00
38%

Stargazing Saturday at the Astronomy Centre

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 23rd January 2021 from 19:30pm to 23:30pm

23/01/21
18:00
-2°
9%

Stargazing at the Twice Brewed Inn

Experience the incredible starry skies above Northumberland with astronomers from the Twice Brewed Observatory at the Twice Brewed Inn. Located within the Northumberland International Dark Sky park the venue benefits from minimal light pollution...

Saturday 23rd January 2021 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

23/01/21
18:00
-2°
15%

Jim Savage-Lowden Observatory Public Open Evening

On Friday and Saturday evenings each month throughout the observing season (September through to March) members from Highlands Astronomical Society open the doors to their Jim Savage-Lowden Observatory to the public for observing sessions.Note...

Saturday 23rd January 2021 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm

23/01/21
21:00
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Bubble Group Astronomy at Stonehaugh - An Introduction to Astronomy - Cancelled due to Covid19 restrictions

This is an evening for those of you who have always wondered what’s out there.An opportunity to ask all those questions;“What is a star?”“Why is Pluto no longer a planet?”“What are we doing to find life...

Sunday 24th January 2021 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

24/01/21
18:00
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11%

Public Observing at Cygnus Observatory

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 24th January 2021 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

24/01/21
18:00
4%

Public Observing at Bruce Observatory

Everyone is invited to join astronomers from Whitby & District Astronomical Society for this one of their regular Sunday evening public observing sessions at the Bruce Observatory which take place during the observing season from September...

Sunday 24th January 2021 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

24/01/21
18:00
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