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!

Cranbourne Chase StarFest 2019

Church Farm Caravanning and Camping Park, Sixpenny Handley, SP5 5ND

Family friendly weekend stargazing festival under the amazing dark skies of Cranbourne Chase AONB. Activities will include stargazing on the Friday and Saturday evenings, a mobile planetarium with experienced astronomer Bob Mizon and workshops for...

Tonight from 16:00

22/02/19
18:00
8%

Mills Observatory Open Night

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 (October 2018 to March 2019).Observe breathtaking views of the moon and planets and see...

Tonight from 17:00

22/02/19
18:00
11°
4%

City Stargazing with Cambridge Astronomical Society

Jesus Green - Cambridge, Cambridge, CB4 3BD

Join astronomers from Cambridge Astronomical Society for this free public stargazing event on Jesus Green run in collaboration with Cambridge City Council. Activities include stargazing with telescopes, laser guided tours of the sky and various...

Tonight from 17:30

22/02/19
18:00
11°
1%

Community Stargazing at Pinhoe Library Fields

Library Fields - Pinhoe, Pinhoe, EX4 8HW

Everyone is invited to join in on this community stargazing event at the Library Fields in Pinhoe. Includes star-lore story telling, navigating your way around the stars, kids activities & talks in the library. Bring a telescope/binoculars if you...

Tonight from 18:00

22/02/19
18:00
10%

Family Astronomy at Selbourne Field Studies Centre

Gilbert White Field Studies Centre, Alton, GU34 3JU

Everyone is welcome to join in on this family friendly astronomy evening. Learn about Meteors with our education team and explore night skies above Selborne with Graham Bryant from the Hampshire Astronomical Group.This event is taking place as...

Tonight from 18:00

22/02/19
18:00
1%

Family Star Show at Wynyard Planetarium

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

Explore the splendours of the Cosmos. Have fun finding out about the planets of our solar system and view some of the stars and constellations in the night sky. Everybody is welcome to try out the telescopes after the show (weather permitting).

Tonight from 18:00

22/02/19
18:00
12°
5%

Edinburgh Observatory Open Evening (Winter 2018/2019)

Edinburgh Royal Observatory, Edinburgh, EH9 3HJ

This event is one of many regular public open evenings at the The Royal Observatory in Edinburgh which take place all year round. Find our more about the historic contributions the observatory has made with a team of astronomers who will help you...

Tonight from 18:30

22/02/19
18:00
12°
4%

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

22/02/19
18:00
16%

Dark Skies Festival Stargazing at Sutton Bank

Sutton Bank, Near Thirsk, YO7 2EH

Come to our Sutton Bank National Park centre and enjoy the Dark sky Festival in the dark area of Sutton Bank! We will be your guides along an incredible journey through the constellations and along the Milky Way, showing you how to find all sorts of...

Tonight from 19:00

22/02/19
18:00
11°
1%

Dark Skies Stargazing at Stump Cross Caverns

Stump Cross Caverns, Harrogate, HG3 5JL

Visit Stump Cross Caverns for their first ever star party in conjunction with the 4th Dark Skies festival! Expert Astronomer Richard Darn will be on hand with powerful telescopes to view the skies above Stump Cross and see the stunning star clusters...

Tonight from 19:00

22/02/19
18:00
4%

Friday Club with Reading Astronomical Society

St Peter's Church Hall - Earley, Earley, RG6 1EY

Everyone is welcome to join the members of Reading Astronomical Society for this one of their regular "Friday Club" meetings that take place on the last Friday of each month throughout the year. Doors open at 19:00 ready for 19:30 start. No...

Tonight from 19:00

22/02/19
18:00
11°
1%

Observing at High Legh Community Observatory

High Legh Community Observatory, High Legh, WA16 6NS

Join members of High Legh Astronomical Society in their charming and welcoming observatory. Open every Friday evening from dusk (weather permitting) and free of charge this is a great opportunity to go stargazing with a friendly and enthusiastic...

Tonight from 19:00

22/02/19
18:00
11°
1%

Stargazing - Deep Sky Exploring - Dalby Forest

Dalby Forest Visitor Centre, Thornton-le-Dale, YO18 7LT

Join the team from Hidden Horizons for this fantastic stargazing event exploring the deep wonders of our Universe! Enjoy a tour of the night sky including various constellations and the deep sky objects with them. Use large telescopes to view...

Tonight from 19:00

22/02/19
18:00
11°
4%

Stargazing Talk & Supper at Lord Crewe Arms

Lord Crewe Arms, Blanchland, DH8 9SP

Join local astronomer and science educator Andrew Gray for a stargazing session under the wonderful dark skies of the North Pennines AONB. Enjoy a fabulous meal at the Lord Crewe Arms then an astronomical presentation with observing through...

Tonight from 19:00

22/02/19
18:00
11°
5%

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Winchendon Observatory, Aylesbury, HP18

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

22/02/19
18:00
10°
4%

Thanet Observatory Public Open Evening

Thanet Observatory, Monkton, CT12 4LH

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

22/02/19
18:00
16%

Ashford Astronomical Society Meeting

Woodchurch Memorial Hall, Woodchurch, TN26 3QB

Regular "last Friday of the month" meeting of the Ashford Astronomical Society with presentation / talk and observing afterwards (weather permitting).

Tonight from 19:30

22/02/19
18:00
8%

Brian Joynes Observatory Observing Evening

Brian Joynes Observatory, Doncaster, DN10 6RG

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

22/02/19
18:00
12°
0%

Durham Astro Society Meeting

Durham Botanic Garden, Durham, DH1 3TN

Join the enthusiastic amateur astronomers of Durham Astronomical Society for their monthly society meeting, members of the public welcome, for a presentation and observing afterwards if weather permits.

Tonight from 19:30

22/02/19
18:00
12°
5%

Mid-Cheshire Astronomical Group Monthly Meeting

Delamere Forest Park - Forestry Commission, Northwich, CW8 2JD

Join members of the Mid-Cheshire Astronomical Group for their regular monthly group meetings in Delamere Forest.   Enjoy a talk or presentation, chat over a cuppa and stargazing / observing if weather permits. We have heard there will be biscuits...

Tonight from 19:30

22/02/19
18:00
11°
1%

Observing on Blackheath Common

Blackheath Common, London, SE3 0TX

Members of the public are invited to join astronomers from Flamsteed Astronomical Society for an evening of observing on Blackheath Common. The meet-up point is just to the North of Talbot Place with free parking after 6:30pm. Note that these events...

Tonight from 19:30

22/02/19
18:00
11°
0%

Old Brickyard Star Club

Old Brickyard Tea Garden, Scalford, LE14 4ST

Everyone is invited to come along to the Old Brickyard Star Club for this one of their regular monthly meetings which take place on the last Friday of each month from September through to May. The location is a perfect escape from the bright city...

Tonight from 19:30

22/02/19
18:00
11°
5%

Stars in the Sky at Ravensdale

Ravenscar Visitor Centre - National Trust, Staintondale, YO13 0NE

To mark the North York Moors National Park’s Dark Skies Festival, the National Trust and Scarborough and Ryedale Astronomical Society invite you to gaze at stars and planets over the Yorkshire Coast. Wrap up warm and bring a torch (preferably red...

Tonight from 19:30

22/02/19
18:00
11°
4%

Telescope Maintenance and Observing

Oakhill Village Hall, Oakhill, BA3 5AN

Members of the public are welcome to attend this event including a talk followed by hands-on telescope surgery and observing.

Tonight from 19:30

22/02/19
18:00
6%

Vectis Astronomical Society Monthly Meeting

Newchurch Pavilion, Newchurch, PO36 0LX

Join members of the Vectis Astronomical Society for their monthly meeting. The event includes a presentation, refreshments and guide to the night sky. Should the skies be clear the observatory will be opened for observing and stargazing.

Tonight from 19:30

22/02/19
18:00
10%

Mid-Kent Astronomical Society Meeting

Bredhurst Village Hall, Bredhurst, ME7 3JZ

Join the members of Mid-Kent Astronomical Society for this one of their regular meetings including an astronomical presentation and an observing session if weather permits. Members of the public are welcome to attend free for their first visit with...

Tonight from 19:45

22/02/19
18:00
5%

Chesterfield Barnett Observatory - All Welcome!

Chesterfield Barnett Observatory, Chesterfield, S41 8RH

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

22/02/19
18:00
12°
5%

JSL Observatory Public Observing Session

Jim Savage-Lowden Observatory, Culloden Moor, IV2 5EU

On several Fridays each month throughout the winter season members from Highlands Astronomical Society open the doors to their Jim Savage-Lowden Observatory to the public for observing sessions.Note that this schedule of opening is based on...

Tonight from 20:00

22/02/19
18:00
14°
5%

Nene Valley Astronomical Society Star Night Observing

Chelveston Village Hall, Chelveston, NN9 6AT

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

22/02/19
18:00
12°
5%

Observing with Wiltshire Astronomical Society

Lacock Playing Fields, Chippenham, SN15 2LQ

Members of the public are welcome to join astronomers from Wiltshire Astronomical Society for this one of their regular observing sessions in Lacock. Take your telescope along for expert help!

Tonight from 20:00

22/02/19
18:00
5%

Public Observing Night at Breckland Observatory

Breckland Astronomical Observatory, Near Attleborough, NR17

Explore dark skies using a huge 20 inch telescope at this special public open evening of the Breckland Observatory! These public observing evenings are ideal for families (including those with younger astronomers) with a warm welcome offered by the...

Tonight from 20:00

22/02/19
18:00
11°
4%

Stargazing at the Scottish Dark Sky Observatory

Scottish Dark Sky Observatory, Dalmellington, KA6 7PZ

Amaze at the wonderfully dark skies above Galloway, see the Milky Way arching overhead and observe through large aperture instruments with the assistance of experienced resident and volunteer Astronomers. Events take place most weekday and weekend...

Tonight from 20:00

22/02/19
18:00
12°
5%

Stargazing Evening with Hants Astro

Butser Ancient Farm, Chalton, PO8 0BG

As part of the South Downs National Park ‘Dark Skies at Night’ festival, we are delighted to be hosting an evening of stargazing on Friday 22nd February. Doors open at 7.30pm, when visitors can buy hot and cold drinks in our visitor centre,...

Tonight from 20:00

22/02/19
18:00
4%

Stargazing - Deep Sky Exploring (Late Night) - Dalby Forest

Dalby Forest Visitor Centre, Thornton-le-Dale, YO18 7LT

Join the team from Hidden Horizons for this fantastic stargazing event exploring the deep wonders of our Universe! Enjoy a late night tour of the night sky including various constellations and the deep sky objects with them. Use large telescopes...

Tonight from 21:30

22/02/19
21:00
4%

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