We are going to attempt to tell you about the smaller solar system objects and the differences between the. Plus the regular features.
It's one of the few times we want to look at the Moon, so in this 50th anniversary year of the first Moon landing come and take a closer look at our nearest neighbour in space.
Weather dependent, so please check back here or Facebook nearer the time.
We'll update this once we have a confirmed speaker. We're working on it!
We've done this before, but since last time hundreds more have been discovered, so we'll update you on the latest findings.
If you have recovered from our earlier observe the Moon event, come and see some of the fainter celestial objects which are hard to see when the Moon is up.
WE'LL UPDATE THIS WHEN WE HAVE A CONFIRMED BOOKING.
Winter constellations are starting to appear, but some of the Summer ones are still visible.
Get the best of both worlds!
We will reveal some of the wonderful objects that can't be seen from Sheffield. Might inspire you to a trip south!
Last chance in 2019 to see some early Winter objects with our top-quality telescopes.
If you want to know how many presents Santa needs to deliver per millisecond then this is for you. Brilliant, hilarious, but grounded on solid physics, don't miss this truly fabulous talk by our good friend and supporter, Susan. This will get you in the Christmas mood.
Note: Last event of the year.
It being Christmas Eve we're not having a meeting even though it's the 4th Tuesday.
Sheffield Astronomical Society wish all of you a happy Christmas and New Year.
Back in January 2020!!
All of our events are open to the public – all ages and abilities are welcome.
For details about the different types of meetings we have see the Meetings Overview page.
Speakers and Beginners evenings meet at The Ranmoor Parish Centre, 5 Ranmoor Park Road, SHEFFIELD S10 3GX unless stated otherwise.
Members are entitled to free entry at all Sheffield Astronomical Society events.
Non-member visitor entry fees are as follows:
£3 … Adults
£1 … Children under 18 and students presenting a valid NUS card
Stargazing and Sungazing Live events are FREE to everyone unless stated otherwise. The locations of these events can vary so keep an eye on this website or the Facebook Group.
We host observing events at a number of locations in and around Sheffield. For ease of setup, we have included latitude, longitude and elevation details below:Sportsman Inn, 569 Redmires Road, SHEFFIELD, South Yorkshire S10 4LJ