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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Please contact chairman@brecklandastro.org.uk or treasurer@brecklandastro.org.uk or breckland_astro_newsletter@gmail.com for any queries about meetings, giving a reasonable time to reply.

Times: arrive at 19:15 for a 19:30 start. Society admin usually lasts 5 min, then it is over to the speaker and followed by questions and coffee. By 9pm most talks should be finished.

Hall entry costs are £2.50 hall entry £1 if under 18. Small donations are also welcome, via the website donate button or by contacting the treasurer (above).

Public Observing Nights

We hold free public observing nights on the last Friday of the month. The last one of the season is currently scheduled for Friday 26th August 2022 from 8pm.

We have plenty of space on the patio and field for more telescopes. Please bring any new telescopes if you want advice or to test them.

Star Parties

We attend (but do not organise) spring & autumn star parties at Haw Wood Farm, near Saxmundham. You can find more details on the Star Parties page, or you can contact one of us – 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