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The Cardiff Astronomical Society (CAS) is a thriving society located in South East Wales. It has been in existence for over 40 years and is one of the largest amateur astronomical societies in the UK. CAS continues to provide a range of facilities for both Society members and the public at large including a varied programme of talks on Thursday evenings (except in August) at the Physics and Astronomy Department of Cardiff University which, we were pleased to see, was named University of the Year at the 2017 Business and Education Partnerships Awards. In addition, regular night sky (and occasional solar) observing sessions are held at the Society's own Observatory at Dyffryn Gardens.

Our members come from all walks of life and their knowledge of astronomy ranges from complete beginner to advanced. You don't need any specialist knowledge to join us and neither do you need to own a telescope or binoculars. It's also possible to try us out before joining!

More details about the Society and what it does are available here

We are keen to get more Society members on board to assist with the running of CAS events - please see here how you can Help Us

Upcoming CAS events

  • Stargazing, St. Fagans

Saturday, 18th November 2017
This is being organised by the National Museum of Wales and CAS is only one of the organisations that will be present.
Contact St. Fagans for details and tickets. Here is a link to their website

  • Next Star Party

Friday, 24th November 2017 - please click here

  • Next Observing Session

Friday, 24th or Saturday 25th November 2017 - please click here

  • Next Talk

Thursday, 30th November 2017 - "The travelling astronomer: observing from Spain" - Andy Burns, Wiltshire Astronomical Society
From 7.30 p.m. till 9.30 p.m. (at the latest) at Cardiff University's School of Physics and Astronomy, Queen's Buildings, The Parade, Cardiff CF24 3AA venue for talks

Come and join some of the Society's 300-plus members at one of our meetings or observing sessions.
We promise a warm and friendly welcome for all!!

Join now!

0nly £15.00 per annum means you can make use of our Library.

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