Join Cardiff Astronomical Society

The Cardiff Astronomical Society is a thriving society located in South East Wales. Cardiff Astronomical Society promises a warm and friendly welcome for all! Come and join some of the 300+ members at our meetings or observing sessions.

Membership entitles you to the following benefits:-

  • You can attend our fortnightly (September to July) lecture programme*.
  • Borrow the Society's telescopes.
  • Make use of our Library.
  • Attend our monthly (except December) Observers Club*
  • Attend our scheduled observing sessions* (Weather permitting).
  • Use the Society's Observatory at Dyffryn Gardens.**
  • Join us on our social events, meals, day trips etc.

Membership is for one year from the date of joining. Members will be notified when their subscription is due for renewal.

We have three categories of membership as follows:-

  • Adult - one season's membership for a single adult, the fee is £15.00
  • Junior - one season's membership for a person aged under 18, the fee is £2.50
  • Family - one season's membership for up to four people (Adult or Junior) in a family unit, the fee is £20.00

You can download and post to us a Membership Application form.

You can alternatively pay online for your membership selecting one of the options below.

If you are a UK tax payer and wish the Society to reclaim Gift Aid on you subscription then select the option with Gift Aid otherwise select without Gift Aid

What happens after you join?

Once you have subscribed to the Cardiff Astronomical Society, your membership fee (and any donation) will be paid to CAS via PayPal and your details will be forwarded to our Membership Secretary for processing. Your membership will normally be processed within a few days and your membership details sent out to you.

* We allow prospective members to attend a couple of sessions/lectures to meet us and see what we do but afterwards we will expect them to join the Society in order to continue attending.

** Subject to attending an observatory induction session.

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