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!

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...

Tonight from 11:30

17/08/19
20:00
19°
6%

Solar Gazing with North Essex Astronomical Society

Great Notley Country Park, Braintree, CM77 7FS

Join astronomers from North Essex Astronomical Society and see our closest star the Sun as you may never have done before! Specialist solar telescopes will be set up to observe the Sun in complete safety -- see any visible sunspots, huge solar...

Tonight from 12:00

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...

Tonight from 12:30

17/08/19
19:00
15°
31%

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...

Tonight from 13:00

Pigs & Perseids at Curly Tails

Curly Tails Pig Sanctuary, Bletchley, MK17 0BH

On August 17th 2019 from 6pm till late UK Astronomy and Curly Tails are joining together to bring you Pigs & Perseids.For just £15 a ticket you can come along and meet all the pigs as you walk around the sanctuary. You will receive a FREE piggy...

Tonight from 18:00

17/08/19
19:00
18°
2%

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

17/08/19
19:00
17°
2%

Flamsteed Observatory Open Evening

Flamsteed Observatory, Derby, DE6 3BY

Join members of Derby & District Astronomical Society for their monthly public observing session at their Flamsteed Observatory located within easy travel distance north-west from Derby. Events are weather dependent -- please check with event...

Tonight from 19:30

17/08/19
19:00
17°
3%

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

17/08/19
19:00
17°
4%

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

17/08/19
19:00
15°
1%

Tegg's Nose Star Party - August 2019

Tegg's Nose Country Park, Macclesfield, SK11 0AP

Astronomers from Macclesfield Astronomical Society in conjunction with the Countryside Ranger Service at Tegg's Nose Country Park are co-ordinating this special evening of stargazing.  Suitable for everyone of all ages and abilities the event...

Tonight from 19:30

17/08/19
19:00
17°
0%

Observing at Rodington with Shropshire Astronomical Society

Rodington Village Hall, Shrewsbury, SY4 4QS

Join members of Shropshire Astronomical Society for this one of their regular observing sessions at Rodington Village Hall. These events go ahead no matter the weather with cloudy night talks planned just in case! Everyone is welcome to join them...

Tonight from 20:00

17/08/19
19:00
17°
7%

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

17/08/19
19:00
15°
35%

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