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!

Barrow upon Trent Stargazing with Derby & District Astronomical Society

Brookfield Social Club, Derby, DE73 7NA

Visit the Brookfield Social Club for a day of space-exploration themed activities and exhibitions. Members of the Derby & District Astronomical Society will have their telescopes available for public observing, practical tips and advice from...

Tonight from 12:00

19/10/19
20:00
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Dark Skies Big Adventure

Webbers Post, South of Horner, TA24

Join the adventure with National Park staff! Come and explore the natural world through the afternoon with family games and activities. Stay through the evening to experience Exmoor as it gets dark. Refreshment stall on site (pay as you go). Sit...

Tonight from 14:00

19/10/19
19:00
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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

19/10/19
19:00
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Stargazing & Farmhouse Supper with Wild About Exmoor

Exford Car Park, Exford, TA24 7PP

Join Wild About Exmoor for an evening of walking under the stars following the Exe Valley Way up on to the moor, finishing with a delicious home cooked roast dinner at our traditional Exmoor farm cottage. Meet at Exford car park at 6pm. The evening...

Tonight from 18:00

19/10/19
19:00
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Stargazing at Abberton Reservoir

Abberton Reservoir Visitor Centre, Colchester, CO2 0EU

Organised by the Essex Wildlife Trust and North Essex Astronomical Society this is a fantastic opportunity to get away from the city lights and go stargazing! Look through large telescopes, listen to one of the interesting astronomical talks given,...

Tonight from 18:30

19/10/19
19:00
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Stargazing at Stowe House

Stowe House - National Trust, Buckingham, MK18 5EH

Join the team from Stowe House for an evening under the stars in collaboration with enthusiastic and knowledgable astronomers from UK Astronomy for evening exploring the skies above. Booking required with light refreshments included.

Tonight from 18:30

19/10/19
19:00
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The Observatory Science Centre Open Evening

The Observatory Science Centre, Hailsham, BN27 1RN

Visit the fantastic facility that is the Observatory Science Centre at Herstmonceux for an evening looking through some of the country's largest telescopes. An astronomical presentation in the planetarium will take place if the weather is poor....

Tonight from 18:30

19/10/19
19:00
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An Evening with Alyn Wallace - Astro, Landscape and Timelapse Photographer

The Royal Oak Inn - Rhandirmwyn, Llandovery, SA20 0NY

Visit the Cambrian Mountains for an inspirational presentation by Alyn Wallace, astro, landscape and timelapse photographer then head outside afterwards to be part of the official launch of the new Dark Sky Discovery Site at Llyn Brianne Dam car...

Tonight from 19:00

19/10/19
19:00
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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

19/10/19
19:00
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Explore the Universe with The York Astronomical Society

Beetle Bank Farm, Murton, YO19 5XD

Join the astronomers from The York Astronomical Society for an amazing journey way out into deep space for a look at galaxies, star clusters, stellar remnants – all thousands and millions of light years away.Starts with a multimedia...

Tonight from 19:00

19/10/19
19:00
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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

19/10/19
19:00
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Stargazing at Smiths Nurseries with GC Astronomy Outreach

Smiths Nurseries and Garden Centre - Baginton, Baginton, CV8 3BA

Join the enthusiastic astronomers from GC Astronomy Outreach for this public stargazing event including a presentation and observing if weather permits. There's a small on the door entrance fee to help cover costs and the event takes place...

Tonight from 19:00

19/10/19
19:00
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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

19/10/19
19:00
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Stargazing at Wellow with Bath Astronomers

Wellow Public Car Park, Wellow, BA2 8QB

Everyone is invited to join members of the Bath Astronomers for this public stargazing session in Wellow. If you have your own kit you are welcome to take it along for help and advice. You should dress warmly and arrive as close to the start time as...

Tonight from 19:30

19/10/19
19:00
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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

19/10/19
19:00
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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

19/10/19
19:00
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Highlights of the Autumn Milky Way

Glenlivet Village Hall, Ballindalloch, AB37 9BX

Discover the highlights of the autumn Milky Way against a backdrop of the Orionids meteor shower. Tonight's unusual heavenly objects include a coat hanger, a ring and an iris. Saturn will also be visible during the early evening.

Tonight from 20:00

19/10/19
19:00
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Highlights of the Autumn Milky Way at Tomintoul

Glenlivet Village Hall, Ballindalloch, AB37 9BX

Discover the highlights of the autumn Milky Way against a backdrop of the Orionids meteor shower. Tonight’s unusual heavenly objects include a coat hanger, a ring and an iris. Saturn will also be visible during the early evening.

Tonight from 20:00

19/10/19
19:00
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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

19/10/19
19:00
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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

19/10/19
19:00
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Astrophotography and Astrophysics 101

Hebden Bridge Town Hall Cafe, Hebden Bridge, HX7 7BY

Ever wondered how stars have formed, or what the the fate of our own star is Join the team from Yorkshire Astronomy for this family friendly evening of practical astronomy, astrophotography and astrophysics. You will be able to identify deep sky...

Tonight from 20:30

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