Welcome to

West Yorkshire Astronomical Society

 Registered Charity (Charity Number 508313)


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




Friday 24th May 2019 

Young Astronomers Evening

6.30pm - 8.30pm

A fun event for aspiring astronomers aged 4-10 years

with interactive talks, fun activities and a chance to meet others

with an interest in our night sky.

Snacks will be provided.



28th May 2019

Quarks to Quasars

7:15 - 9:30pm

An informative talk by one of our own members,

Mr David Jakes.







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 members attend the observatory for a second night in the week then admission is free.









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! 




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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.





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