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 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!

Mills Observatory Weekend Open Day

Mills Observatory, Dundee, DD2 2UB

Everyone is invited to join the astronomers at Mills Observatory for this one of their regular free weekend open days through the Winter season (November through to March).Observe the Sun through special solar telescopes and enjoy a show in...

Tonight from 12:30

14/12/19
12:00
53%

Yoga, Mindfulness and the Geminids!

Yorkshire Cycle Hub - Fryupdale, Danby, YO21 2AP

Get into the "zone" with a yoga and mindfulness experience before taking a walk out to observe the Geminids meteor shower from this fantastic dark sky location at the heart of the North York Moors. Don't forget your yoga mat!

Tonight from 15:00

14/12/19
15:00
3%

Geminids Meteor Shower with Andy Gray

Lord Crewe Arms, Blanchland, DH8 9SP

The Geminids are considered to be one of the most spectacular meteor showers of the year, with the possibility of sighting around 120 meteors per hour at its peak, which is on 14th December. Join us in the garden at 5pm where Andy Gray will explain...

Tonight from 17:00

14/12/19
15:00
8%

COSMOS Observatory Stargazing Saturday

COSMOS Observatory, St Martins, TR25 0QN

Over the Winter months the team at the Community Observatory St Martins on Scilly host "Stargazing Saturdays" (sometimes on a Sunday!) from 6-7pm. These are led by members of the COSMOS Committee and are very much weather permitting, hence why they...

Tonight from 18:00

14/12/19
18:00
10°
74%

Family Stargazing at Jodrell Bank

Jodrell Bank Observatory, Macclesfield, SK11 9DL

Calling all budding young stargazers! You are invited to join the team at Jodrell Bank for an unmissable opportunity to get started in astronomy.During our fun-packed evening you will enjoy a journey around space in our inflatable planetarium,...

Tonight from 18:00

14/12/19
18:00
6%

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 18:00

14/12/19
18:00
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East Essex Astronomy Club Meeting

Burnham-on-Crouch Village Hall, Burnham-on-Crouch, CM0 8EF

Everyone is invited to join the members of East Essex Astronomy Club for their monthly meeting featuring a talk or presentation on an astronomical topic with observing afterwards if clear.

Tonight from 18:45

14/12/19
18:00
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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 held on the third Saturday of every month. The event will often include a talk by a guest speaker and always include...

Tonight from 19:00

14/12/19
18:00
3%

Failand Observatory Public Open Night

Failand Observatory, Near Wraxall, BS8 3US

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...

Tonight from 19:00

14/12/19
18:00
82%

Geminids Meteor Observing with Plymouth Astronomical Society

Wembury Beach Car Park, Plymouth, PL9 0HP

Join members from Plymouth Astronomical Society for this special event observing the Geminids meteor shower at Wembury Beach car park.

Tonight from 19:00

14/12/19
18:00
10°
60%

Newtown Astronomical Society Meeting

Newtown Catholic Church, Newtown, SY16 2BJ

Members of the public are welcome to join Newtown Astronomical Society for this one of their monthly meetings to include a talk, presentation of what can be seen in the night sky this month, telescope surgery and stargazing if weather permits. The...

Tonight from 19:00

14/12/19
18:00
52%

Norman Lockyer Observatory Open Evening

Norman Lockyer Observatory, Sidmouth, EX10 0NY

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

Tonight from 19:15

14/12/19
18:00
10°
53%

Norman Fisher Observatory at Kenley Open Night

Norman Fisher Observatory at Kenley, Kenley, CR8 5EP

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 weather...

Tonight from 19:30

14/12/19
18:00
1%

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 19:30

14/12/19
18:00
13%

Cotswold Astronomical Society Monthly Meeting

Shurdington Social Centre, Shurdington, GL51 4TB

Members of the public are invited to join Cotswold Astronomical Society for this one of their regular meetings that take place on the second Saturday each month at Shurdington Social Centre. Enjoy a presentation on an astronomical subject, break for...

Tonight from 19:45

14/12/19
18:00
81%

Hampstead Observatory Open Evening

Hampstead Observatory, Hampstead, NW3 1DU

Join the enthusiastic team from the Hampstead Scientific Society for this one of their regular open evenings of their fantastic Hampstead Observatory. Lovingly restored and reopened in September 2019 the observatory is home to a 6" Cooke refracting...

Tonight from 20:00

14/12/19
18:00
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...

Tonight from 20:00

14/12/19
18:00
15%

Village Hall Astronomy (Little Ness) with Shropshire Astro

Little Ness Village Hall, Shrewsbury, SY4 2LG

Join astronomers from Shropshire Astronomical Society for this special event at Little Ness, this as part of their new outreach project visiting village halls to deliver astronomy events. This is mainly a viewing event so wrap up warm and bring your...

Tonight from 20:00

14/12/19
18:00
49%

Stargazing and Geminids Meteor Shower

Clearbrook Community Village Hall, Plymouth, PL20 6JD

The team from Clearbrook Wild Child will be joined by Dartmoor Skies and heading out onto the moor to watch the annual Geminids meteor shower. This event is weather-dependent and it's going to be cold, so bring warm clothes and blankets, something...

Tonight from 21:00

14/12/19
21:00
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