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Upcoming Astronomy Events

As a service to our community, Sky & Telescope lists astronomy-related events, including star parties, observatory public nights, astronomy talks, and more. Star parties offer dark skies and astronomical fellowship and often cater to families and feature special activities for kids. Public nights give the general public a chance to view the sky through large telescopes, and public talks are a great place to learn the fundamentals of the science and the craft.
You’ll also see online events offered here.
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Herschel 200

The Herschel Museum of Astronomy i 19 New King Street, Bath

Herschel Museum celebrates the life and achievements of pioneering astronomer with new exhibition To commemorate the bicentenary of the death of Bath-based astronomer William Herschel (1738-1822), Bath Preservation Trust is hosting a major exhibition to highlight the hugely-important achievements and contributions he made to our understanding of space. The exhibition – at the Herschel Museum […]

Okie-Tex Star Party

Camp Billy Joe Kenton



39th Annual Okie-Tex Star Party

Camp Billy Joe Kenton

Join us for 8 days of Bortle-1 skies, perfect for the best in observing, imaging and just enjoying the magnificence of our Cosmos. Imaging Seminars, guest speakers, swap meets, vendors, […]

Event Series Astronomy at the Beach

Astronomy at the Beach


Michigan's largest public star party is celebrating its 25th year! Over 70,000 have enjoyed views through large telescopes, listened to expert talks on astronomy, and saw cool science experiments. There's something for everyone. Astronomy at the Beach is volunteer-led by amateur clubs throughout southeast Michigan. Last year, the event was totally virtual, with dozens of […]

Event Series Pensacola Beach Star Gazes

Pensacola Beach Star Gazes

Pensacola Beach Pavilion 20 Casino Beach Blvd, Pensacola Beach

Since 1976, the Escambia Amateur Astronomers have hosted beach gazes for the public every summer. Our gazes will be at Pensacola Beach Pavilion on the weekends closest to the firsth quarter moon. There is no fee, and free parking in the lot by the famed Pensacola Beach Beach Ball water tower. Bring your smartphone to […]


AstroAssembly Eve (AstroEve)

Seagrave Memorial Observatory 47 Peeptoad Road, North Scituate

This year Skyscrapers returns to informal talks on the eve of AstroAssembly, Friday, September 30. No registration is required for this event. This event will not be streamed on Zoom. We will have two short talks followed by observing with the telescopes at Seagrave Memorial Observatory. Speakers Joe Rao, Meteorologist on "MARS AND THE MOON: […]


New England Fall Astronomy Festival

University of New Hampshire Observatory Spinney Lane, Durham

The New England Fall Astronomy Festival is a free event, open to the public, and is for anyone who has an interest in astronomy. Local amateurs, like the members of the New Hampshire Astronomical Society, share their passion and enthusiasm about astronomy with the public. Families in particular are encouraged to attend NEFAF because astronomy […]


Mid-Kent Astronomical Society

Bredhurst Village Hall Bredhurst, Gillingham

Will Joyce - The Outer Planets. Bredhurst Village Hall. Hurstwood Road. Gillingham ME7 3 JZ In this presentation Will summarises our current understanding of the outer planets in our Solar System and their most interesting natural satellites

$1 – $3