York Astronomical Society

Sat 25 & Sun 26 January – Meet the astronomers – our observatory open day as part of York Residents’ Weekend. See our events page for details. Saturday now sold out; a handful of tickets for Sunday still available.

Our next star party is on Thursday 30 January on the Knavesmire in York. See our star party page for details.

Dark Skies Festival 2020 – we are involved in a number of events in North Yorkshire in February – watch our events page for more details.

Latest posts


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