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!

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To celebrate 50 years since Apollo 11, 100 years of the British Astronomical Association and a Partial Eclipse of the Moon

July 16th (Tues) 20:00-24:00

Bring your telescopes to test them out and for advice, also camera for the photo opportunity. Look through our telescopes at Jupiter and Saturn.

Free to the public; tea, coffee and loo available!

At: Breckland Astronomical Observatory, Watton Road, Great Ellingham, NR17 1HZ

Public Observing Nights

We hold free public observing nights on the last Friday of the month. The next ones are currently scheduled for 29 Mar 2019 at 7.30pm, and 26 Apr 2019 at 8.00pm.

Star Parties

We hold spring and autumn star parties at Haw Wood Farm, near Saxmundham. The next will be in November 2019. 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