Welcome to West Yorkshire Astronomical Society

a Registered Charity (Charity Number 508313).


This Friday 21st October, WYAS will be throwing its doors open again for an informal quiz night. Members and non-members welcome but get there early if you want to order a Chinese! (come on guys I only like Indian food! (Chairman))

Doors open from 7:00pm.


Tonight 25th October is Astro News

presented by Tony Doubtfire 

Doors open at 7:30pm.


As usual (Members £2. Non members £3, Children free if accompanied by an adult)









Events & News








This Friday (October 21st) is Quiz Night down at the Rosse Observatory!

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Tuesday (October 25th) is News Night presented by Tony Doubtfire




Tuesday (1st November) Mr Kevin Read will give a space based geological talk. (Be warned - Volcanoes will be included)!



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 Until we've worked out a better place to put these here are some useful links to some of our favorite resources and suppliers... 


 STELLARIUM - Probably the best free planetarium program around! 




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The Yorkshire Planetarium - Always entertaining. Covers a broad range of astro-physics and science subjects





Green Witch  North, Astronomical supplies - Everything for the asronomer from beginner to expert with loads of friendly advice.




Orion Optics - builders of precision astronomical telescopes from Dobsonians to Astrographs. Yes - they built our latest telescope!







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