Events for
09 September 2019    -    16 November 2019
27 September 2019
  • Young Astronomer's Evening

    06:30pm   to    08:30pm

    If your child has an interest in astronomy or wants to learn about astronomy then come along to the Rosse Observatory Pontefract on the last Friday of each month where they can meet others and learn about the night sky.  A snack will be provided along with some fun activities.  All children must be accompanied by an adult and the cost is £4 per child. 

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

    07:15pm   to    09:30pm

    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. 

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. 

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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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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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