Welcome to West Yorkshire Astronomical Society

a Registered Charity (Charity Number 508313).


The Observatory is now open

on Tuesday and Friday evenings

from 7:15pm


Tuesday 24th October

The Early history of WYAS

1973 - 1983 by Paul Dobson




The Small Print --- Admission Open Night - Members £3. Non Members £4. Children under 16 free.

Admission to talks from External speakers please add £1

If you attend the observatory for a second night in the week then there are no admission fees 

Concessions for Students, Senior citizens and unemployed parents. £3

Please note. The increase has had to be implemented due to constantly rising costs.








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Tuesday 24th October

Our very own Paul Dobson will regale us with stories of WYAS past.

The second part of his history of our august body 1973-1983




Come and join us for a friendly evening of chat, Tea, Coffee and Cakes.


 Our esteemed editor has asked that if any member has articles for the Phobos magazine, could they please forward them to him. 


 STELLARIUM - Probably the best free planetarium program around! 




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Thanks to Eric Wiley for the donation to the

StarGazing Live raffle.





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