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 Weekday Open Evening

Mills Observatory, Dundee, DD2 2UB

Everyone is invited to join the astronomers at Mills Observatory for this one of their regular free weekday evening open nights through the Winter season (November through to March). Observe breathtaking views of the moon and planets and see...

Tonight from 16:00

28/01/20
18:00
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Airdrie Observatory Open Evening

Airdrie Observatory, Airdrie, ML6 0AG

Enjoy a warm welcome by astronomers from Airdrie Astronomical Association to this one of their regular November through to January Tuesday night public open evenings of the Airdrie Observatory.   updated 05/10/19 -- the first open evening of the...

Tonight from 17:30

28/01/20
18:00
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Stargazing at Hamsterley Forest

Hamsterley Forest Visitor Centre, Bedburn, DL13 3NL

Discover the magic of the night skies with a stargazing experience in Hamsterley Forest, a beautiful dark sky site, where you'll learn all about the stars. Update 27/01/20 09:00 unfortunately we have been informed this event has had to be...

Tonight from 18:30

28/01/20
18:00
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Brighton Astronomy Club Meeting and Observing

Sixty Eight Middle Street, Brighton, BN1 1AL

Every month the Brighton Astronomy Club meet at 68 Middle Street for astronomy related talks and observing though telescopes on the sea front afterwards (depending on the weather!)  These sessions are very much suitable for beginners -- if you...

Tonight from 19:00

28/01/20
18:00
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Informal Stargazing with Aberdeen Astronomical Society

The Bettridge Centre, Newtonhill, AB39 3UL

Aberdeen Astronomical Society hold informal observing evenings on the fourth Tuesday of each month throughout the year. If you want to try out a few telescopes or learn how to get the most out of your model, then these are the evenings for you. AAS...

Tonight from 19:00

28/01/20
18:00
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Star Tracker Evening at Armagh Observatory & Planetarium

Armagh Observatory and Planetarium, Armagh, BT61 9DB

Enjoy a Digital Theatre show chosen by our Director Prof. Michael Burton and weather permitting be fascinated by the views of the Night Sky through our 12 inch telescope. There will also be an astronomy talk at 7pm and full dome show in the...

Tonight from 19:00

28/01/20
18:00
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Stargazing with Dan Puplett Nature Awareness

Findhorn Park, Moray, IV36 3TZ

Enjoy Moray’s spectacular night skies and experience an awe-inspiring glimpse into the depths of space. Learn the constellations and stories of the winter sky and how to navigate using the stars. Discover star clusters, planets and even our...

Tonight from 19:00

28/01/20
18:00
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The Scale of the Universe – Astronomy Talks Series

The Friarage Theatre - Yarm School, Middlesbrough, TS15 9EJ

Join Dr Fred, one of the team of Go Stargazing astronomers, who will discuss how far away objects are that we see in the night sky – from the Moon to the most distant galaxies. Fred will also explain how these distances were deduced. No previous...

Tonight from 19:00

28/01/20
18:00
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Llandyrnog Astronomical Society Meeting

Llandyrnog Village Hall, Denbigh, LL16 4HJ

Join the members of Llandyrnog Astronomical Society for this one of their regular "last Tuesday of the month" meetings which will involve a talk or presentation then observing / stargazing afterwards if weather permits.

Tonight from 19:15

28/01/20
18:00
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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...

Tonight from 19:15

28/01/20
18:00
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Beginners Telescope Workshop with Sheffield Astronomical Society

The Ranmoor Parish Centre, Sheffield, S10 3GX

Description:A post-Christmas event to help anyone who has acquired a telescope and are still a bit bewildered. Our experienced members will be on hand to answer your questions, and cover such aspects as set-up, eyepieces, and astrophotography. Feel...

Tonight from 19:30

28/01/20
18:00
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Cranfield Astronomical Society Meeting

Loxham Observatory, Cranfield, MK43 0TH

Join the members of Cranfield Astronomical Society for this one of their regular Tuesday night meetings on the Cranfield University Campus which is also home to the Loxham Observatory. These events take place throughout the year from October...

Tonight from 19:30

28/01/20
18:00
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Lincoln Observatory Open Evening

Lincoln Observatory, Lincoln, LN1 3TZ

Members of the public are very welcome to join astronomers from Lincoln Astronomical Society for this one of their regular Tuesday evening meetings at their observatory on Westcliffe Street. The first Tuesday of each month is a formal meeting with...

Tonight from 19:30

28/01/20
18:00
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LYRA Observing / Practical Club Night

Parkhill Hotel Barn Car Park, Lowestoft, NR32 5DQ

Join members of LYRA (Loughton & Yarmouth Regional Astronomers) for their observing session at Parkhill Hotel (weather permitting). In case of poor weather enjoy a drink and a chat in the hotel lounge (or bar!). Members of the public welcome.

Tonight from 19:30

28/01/20
18:00
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Wynyard Observatory Open Night

Wynyard Planetarium & Observatory, Stockton-on-Tees, TS21 3JG

Join astronomers from the Teeside Astronomical Science Centre for this one of their regular Tuesday evening open nights of their observatory in the grounds of Wynyard Park. These events are weather dependent -- if the skies are looking like they...

Tonight from 19:30

28/01/20
18:00
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Dalgety Bay Astronomy Club Meeting

The Kabin - Dalgety Bay, Dalgety Bay, KY11 9UZ

Join members of Dalgety Bay Astronomy Club for this one of their monthly meetings which take place on the fourth Tuesday of each month from September through to May. Note that the venue "The Kabin" is often used by other groups beforehand so please...

Tonight from 19:45

28/01/20
18:00
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COSMOS Observatory Open Evening

COSMOS Observatory, St Martins, TR25 0QN

Join the friendly and experienced team of astronomers at the Community Observatory St Martins on Scilly (COSMOS) and experience the truly wonderful dark skies above the Scilly Isles during this one the facility's regular Tuesday evening open...

Tonight from 20:00

28/01/20
18:00
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Keele Observatory Public Open Evening

Keele Observatory, Stoke-on-Trent, ST5 5BG

The Keele Observatory at Keele University is open to the public every Tuesday evening. If the weather permits there will be observing through their large 31cm aperture refracting telescope. If not the observatory will still be open for a short...

Tonight from 20:00

28/01/20
18:00
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Kielder Observatory Midweek Open Evening

Kielder Observatory, Near Kielder Village, NE48

Midweek events at Kielder Observatory offer a good opportunity to visit the facility when the weather is clear as these events no longer get booked up well in advance -- as such it's possible to check the weather forecast a few days beforehand when...

Tonight from 20:00

28/01/20
18:00
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