Events for
14 October 2019    -    21 December 2019
16 October 2019
  • Cubs visit

    06:30pm   to    08:30pm

    Cubs groups visit to the observatory

18 October 2019
  • Group Visit U3A

    07:15pm   to    09:30pm

    Group visit by U3A

    Talk and Look through telescopes. 

22 October 2019
  • Apollo

    07:15pm   to    09:30pm

    A talk presented by Mr Martin Dawson of York Astronomical Society. 

25 October 2019
  • Young Astronomer's evening

    06:30pm   to    08:30pm

    We are holding our monthly Young Astronomers evening for young people to come along and learn about the night sky while having fun with other children and young people. A snack will be provided. 

  • Young Astronomers Evening

    06:30pm   to    08:30pm

    Young Astronomer's evening on the theme of Space Rocks

08 November 2019
  • School visit

    06:30pm   to    08:30pm

    School visit to the observatory

12 November 2019
  • The End of the Universe

    07:15pm   to    09:30pm

    Professor Brad Gibson from Hull University will be presenting a talk on the End of the Universe. 

13 November 2019
  • Scouts visit

    06:30pm   to    08:30pm

    Scout visit to the observatory

15 November 2019
  • School visit

    06:30pm   to    08:30pm

     School visiting the observatory

19 November 2019
  • History of WYAS

    07:15pm   to    09:30pm

    A talk on the history of the West Yorkshire Astronomical Society by WYAS member,  Paul Dobson. 

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 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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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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