Bracknell Astronomy

Amateur astronomy observing in Bracknell and Ascot Berkshire: Est. 2011


22,654 visitors since 17th Sep 2013

What is Bracknell Astronomy?

Last Updated: July 21st 2019


M31 Andromeda Galaxy from Bracknell Berkshire 4th February 2018 by Mathew Stratford (C)

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Bracknell Astronomy is a small group of dedicated stargazers based in and around Bracknell and Ascot Berkshire. Our core activities  are focussed on visual night sky observing. The group was formed in 2011 and was the first astronomy group to be established in the local area. 


If you are experienced or perhaps a beginner and can confidently set up your kit you are very welcome to join us. Please note you must be aged 18 years of age or over and reside in the locality. Our level of knowledge in the group ranges from beginner through intermediate and advanced.


Please read our FAQ as it contains all the information about who we are and what we do, and to help you decide if you would like to join,  plus an update on joining fees from Sep 1st 2019 . Our observing page HERE has details of the terms and conditions regarding usage of our dark sites . We have also added a  GETTING STARTED area which may help you as a newcomer. This section gets regular updates as well.


The group has regular meet ups and members can contribute articles and photos to this site, but our first love is looking up at the sky!


Thank you for visiting Bracknell Astronomy, enjoy the site and we look forward to meeting you.


For important information about us please read our  FAQ 

Next Meeting: TBA

Last meeting took place on Monday 26th November 2018



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Milky Way by Duncan Milburn (c)

Announcement from Bracknell Astronomy:


We would like to state that Bracknell Astronomy is in no way linked to, affiliated with or associated with in any capacity another local group based in Bracknell known as "Bracknell Dark Skies" This also applies to the "Bracknell Dark Skies" Facebook group or any other distributed media in relation to them electronic or otherwise.