Observing and Imaging

Observing nights take place at Terrey Hills, usually on the Saturday before and after the New Moon. We start around sunset and continue until everyone has had enough.

You don't need to have your own telescope to attend viewing nights. The club has several of its own telescopes, including automated GOTO scopes, which members can borrow. For the observing schedule please check the Calendar. For the status of the nearest observing event please check our Observing News page.

Outside of COVID times we usually have a monthly visitors night ($10 per adult donation, $5 per under 16s donation) and a members only night. Visitors with telescopes will be permitted only one $10 observing night, after which they must become a member of the Society to continue to enjoy the outstanding facilities at Terrey Hills. These visitor nights give you an opportunity to find out more about us.