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West Yorkshire Astronomical Society

Celebrating 50 years 1973-2023


Updated 31/10/2023


Friday 3rd November - Members Night

November's Space News starting at 19.45


Tuesday 7th November  - First Tuesday Open Night

We will be open to the public from 19:30 till late. This will include November's Space News starting at 19.45


Friday 10th November - Open Night

We will be open to the public from 19.30.  Drop in, no booking required.

Tuesday 14th November - Members Night

Members night 


Friday 17th November- 2nd Friday Open Night

We will be open to the public from 19:30. 

Bonus member's talk, David Jakes - ‘Galaxy Zoo - How it works'  The talk will begin just after 19:30


Tuesday 21st November - Members Night

David Jakes will deliver his 'Galaxy Zoo- How it works' talk for those who missed it on Friday. 


Friday 24th November - Young Astronomers  - 19-00 - 21.00

Join us for a special 50th Anniversary Young Astronomers.  'Connecting The Dots' is an evening of fun and physics with Dr Sue Bowler from The RAS.  There will be a talk on constellations followed by a chance to create your own light up constellation card using circuits and LED lights.

We have extra places available for this special event but you still need to book your place by by email (see CONTACT DETAILS].   Please note only one adult per child to ensure space for children at the event.


 Tuesday 28th November - Members Night

Members night



Our provisional calendar for December 2023

Friday 1st December - Members Night and Space News

Tuesday 5th December - Open Night (1st Tuesday) and Space News 

Friday 8th December- Open Night (2nd Friday) and Galaxy Zoo workshop

Tuesday 12th December - Members Night

Friday 15th December- Open Night (3rd Friday)

Tuesday 19th December - Members Night

Please note there will be no Young Astronomers evening in December



Fees and Membership details can be found HERE.



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