Welcome to West Yorkshire Astronomical Society

a Registered Charity (Charity Number 508313).

 

The West Yorkshire Astronomical Society will be closed during August 2014.  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 have deferred our re-open date from the 2nd September to Tuesday 9th September due to continued maintenance.

 

We will re-open Tuesday 9th September.   We will have a talk entitled  "The History of the Telescope" presented by Phil Coursey. 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 / October 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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We REGRET that we have deferred our re-open date from the 2nd September to Tuesday 9th September due to continued maintenance.

Tuesday 9th September.  Tonight is an "Open Night" and we meet at 7:00pm at the Rosse Observatory. We will have a talk entitled  "The History of the Telescope" presented by Phil Coursey. 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.  

Tuesday 16th September.  Tonight is an "Open Night" and we meet at 7:00pm at the Rosse Observatory. We will 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.  

Tuesday 23rd September.  Tonight is our normal "Open Night" and we will meet at 7:00pm at the Rosse Observatory. We will have a talk entitled  "Titan" presented by Kevin Read.  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.     

Tuesday 30th September. Tonight is our normal "Open Night" We will meet at 7:00pm at the Rosse Observatory. We will have a talk entitled  "Astro News" 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 / October 2014.