York Astronomical Society

Onsite meetings held on the 1st & 3rd Fridays of the month [see Events page].

What’s Up! July 2024 (A monthly look at astronomical events in the sky & on Earth)

The York Astronomical Society was founded in 1972 and became a registered charity (no. 1174488) in 2017. Its observatory is at Beetle Bank Farm and has just finished undergoing renovation. The Society aims to demonstrate, educate and promote the subjects of astronomy and spaceflight in the York area. We hold regular public meetings with guest speakers and the Society hosts regular star parties.

An Introduction to the YAS Observatory at Beetle Bank Farm

What’s visible tonight – a useful website giving details of the night sky, with rising and setting times of the moon and planets

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