Welcome to Breckland Skies!

Breckland Astronomical Society is based in the dark skies of Great Ellingham in Norfolk, and has its own observatory housing a 20″ reflecting telescope. You’ll find more about the society, past and present, in these pages, so feel free to look around!

Next Meeting

13 March 2020: The life and work of Sir John Herschel John Craythorne (KLAD(Lynn) AS)

For further details please see the Meetings page

Public Observing Nights

We hold free public observing nights on the last Friday of the month. The next one is currently scheduled for 28th Feb 2020 at 6.30pm.

Star Parties

We hold spring and autumn star parties at Haw Wood Farm, near Saxmundham. The next will be in March 2020. You can find more details on the Star Parties page, or you can contact Andrew Robertson – see Contacts page.

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Registered Charity No. 1044478
Affiliated to the British Astronomical Association and the Federation of Astronomical Societies
Dedicated to the memory of Spencer Allen, FRAS, 1924-2010