Welcome to

West Yorkshire Astronomical Society

 Registered Charity (Charity Number 508313)


The Observatory is now open

on Tuesday and Friday evenings

from 7:15pm



A 4 week beginners Astronomy course 

Starting on Friday 1st December at 19.30hrs

is being run at the observatory. Handouts and videos throughout the course.

See event calendar above.



Tuesday 12th December at 7:30


Mr David Leyshon

President of The Leeds Astronomical Society

will present a talk on

"The age of the Universe"










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.








Events & News



Tuesday 12th November

Mr David Leyshon President of Leeds Astronomical Society

will present

"The age of the Universe"





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! 




 Image result for stellarium





Thanks to Eric Wiley for the donation to the

StarGazing Live raffle.





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