York Astronomical Society

Our next public star party is on Thursday 6 June from 7pm on York Knavesmire. See our star party page for details.

Our next event at Priory Street at 8pm on Friday 7 June: Edge of Darkness – an introduction to Dark nebulae, presented by Dr Nick Hewitt. See our events page for details

New – What’s Up!  A monthly look at astronomical events in the sky and on Earth, May 2019

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


Find us on Facebook. See details of members’ activities on our Facebook group


You can now support the Society through our Just Giving page.

Everything Voice sponsors York Astronomical Society

Generously sponsors the York Astronomical Society