Welcome to

West Yorkshire Astronomical Society

 Registered Charity (Charity Number 508313)

 

The Observatory is now open on Tuesday and Friday evenings from 7:15pm

 



 

Tuesday 11th December

at The Observatory

 

Mr Colin Daley will present: 

A Proposal for Astronomy at

The Anglers Country Park Wintersett 

in collaboration with Wakefield Council.

 

Colin will outline the committees vision for a WYAS facility at

this relatively dark sky area and how it may be developed.

There will be an opportunity to ask questions at the end.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Small Print --- Admission Open Night - Members £3. Non Members £4. Children under 16 free.

Admission to talks from External speakers please add £1

If you attend the observatory for a second night in the week then there are no admission fees 

Concessions for Students, Senior citizens and unemployed parents. £3

Please note. The increase has had to be implemented due to constantly rising costs.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Events & News

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Come and join us for a friendly evening of chat, Tea, Coffee and Cakes.

 

 Our esteemed editor has asked that if any member has articles for the Phobos magazine, could they please forward them to him. 

 

 STELLARIUM - Probably the best free planetarium program around! 

http://www.stellarium.org/en_GB/

 

 

 Image result for stellarium

 

 

Do you use Amazon?
You can now ask them to donate to WYAS through their Smile Charity donation scheme.
Just click this link to see more.

 

 

 

Thanks to Eric Wiley for the donation to the

StarGazing Live raffle.

 

Fancy building a telescope from scratch?

Or how about a cardboard steam engine!

Have a go at a cardboard newtonian.

 

www.AstroMediaShop.co.uk 

 

 

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