Upcoming Events

  • Tuesday 24th December - No Event!

    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!!

The information above is subject to change but is kept as accurate as possible.

Visitor Information

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.

Observing Locations

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
Stargazing Events September-April
Sungazing Events April-September

Latitude:  53° 22.274’N
Longitude:  1° 34.635’W
Elevation:  291m

Sheffield Botanical Gardens, Clarkehouse Road, SHEFFIELD, South Yorkshire S10 2LN
Sungazing Events April-September

Latitude:  53° 22.291’N
Longitude:  1° 29.745’W
Elevation:  107m

Surprise View Car Park, A6187, Grindleford, Derbyshire
Stargazing Events September-April

Latitude:  53° 19.041’N
Longitude:  1° 37.447’W
Elevation:  309m

Phoenix Inn, 2 High Lane, Ridgeway, SHEFFIELD, South Yorkshire S12 3XF
Stargazing Events September-April
Sungazing Events April-September

Latitude:  53° 20.101’N
Longitude:  1° 23.870’W
Elevation:  184m

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Weather Forecast

Sheffield England United Kingdom
November 19, 2019, 05:36
Mostly cloudy
current pressure: 1020 mb
humidity: 94%
wind speed: 2 mph WSW
wind gusts: 4 mph
sunrise: 07:38
sunset: 16:04
Forecast November 19, 2019
Intermittent clouds
max. UV-Index: 1
Mostly cloudy
Forecast November 20, 2019
Mostly cloudy
max. UV-Index: 0