Welcome to West Yorkshire Astronomical Society

a Registered Charity (Charity Number 508313).

 

The West Yorkshire Astronomical Society will be closed during August 2014.  This is our annual maintenence period where we carry out work to allow WYAS to operate 11 months of the year.

We are sorry for any inconvenience caused. If you have any queries,  questions or require any information about WYAS  or our services  please email the contacts on our "Contact Us" web page.

 

We re-open Tuesday 2nd September.   We will also have a talk entitled  "Telescope Automation" presented by Tony Doubtfire.  Everyone is welcome to attend. If you are having a problem with your own telescope then bring it down and we will see if we can help or advise you. There is a visitors fee of £3 for adults but accompanied family children are free of charge.     

 

 Please click here and use this link to look at the events we have planned for September 2014.

 

  WYAS normally meet every Tuesday evening at 7:00pm at the Rosse Observatory and everyone is welcome to attend, so bring your friends and family along with the neighbours. If you are having a problem with your own telescope then bring it down and we will see if we can help or advise you. There is a visitors fee of £3 for adults but accompanied family children are free of charge. Please dress  appropriately for the weather conditions as the telescopes are kept at the outside temperature.

 

 

 

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Stargazing Events for 2014

We will be closed during August 2014 for our annual maintenance period and we will re-open on Tuesday 2nd September.  If you have any questions, or queries, please contact us using the information on our Contact Web Page. Thank you.

Saturday 30th August.   Yorkshire Sculpture Park.  
WYAS will be attending a special event at The Yorkshire Sculpture Park. We will creating a scale model of the solar system. People will be encouraged to walk round the solar system and there will be a guided tour in the afternoon.    We will also setting up a solar scope weather permitting for the public to view the sun and there will also be a display of scale models of the planets. All are welcome to attend so please come along and have a good day out. Other events are on as well so please check for additional information at the Yorkshire Scuplture Park web site.  

Tuesday 2nd September.   We re-open from our maintenance period.  Tonight is an "Open Night"  and we will also have a talk entitled  Telescope Automation presented by Tony Doubtfire.  Everyone is welcome to attend. If you are having a problem with your own telescope then bring it down and we will see if we can help or advise you. There is a visitors fee of £3 for adults but accompanied family children are free of charge.     

 Please use this link to look at the events we have planned for September 2014.