Outreach events

Images from the Annual Duck Race event held in Crickhowell.

The event held by the local round table, attracts hundred of people from the local area. We were able to show how to safely observe the sun during the day and also provide advice and information about the dark sky status of te Brecon Beacons and where best to observe the night sky.

100,000 Stars - a beautifully rendered interactive star map

100,000 Stars is an interactive visualization of the stellar neighborhood created for the Google Chrome web browser. It shows the location of 119,617 nearby stars derived from multiple sources, including the 1989 Hipparcos mission. Zooming in reveals 87 individually identified stars and our solar system. The galaxy view is an artist's rendition based on NGC 1232, a spiral galaxy like the Milky Way.

Up and coming societytrips and events


Astrofest - February 8/9 2020 at Kensington Conference and Events Centre, London. W8 7NX.

Practical Astronomy Show 21st of March 2020 at the Kettering Conference and Exhibition Centre NN15 6PB
Free https://practicalastroshow.com/
152 mls

South West Astronomy Fair - Norman Lockyer Observatory EX10 0NY July 18th 2020 2019 9:30 - 5:30
£10 + £5 --- £5 Talks http://www.southwestastrofair.com/
110 mls

Federation of Astronomical Societies Convention 2020 CB3 0HA - Sept.19 Sat 09:30 -18:00
T.B.A. https://fedastro.org.uk/fas/convention/convention-2019/
202 mls

Internatinal Astronomy Show IAS 2020 Event Fri.+Sat. XXth – XXth November 2020 Warwick CV8 2LH
£8.50 + Free https://www.ukastroshow.com/ticket-sales/
130 mls

NHM Meteorite Trip SW7 5BD TBA
150 mls

National Space Centre LE4 5NS TBA
£15 + £12 + £12under 16, car parking £3.00p https://spacecentre.co.uk/
145 mls

William Herschel Museum of Astronomy, Bath BA1 2BL TBA
Entry £6.70/£5.70 Child £3.30 Mon – Fri 1300-1700 W/E Bank Hol. 1000-1700
60 mls