August stars 2021

We’ve got a new updated video of the sky for August 2021 as seen from the UK. It gives a quick look at some of the more easily overlooked constellations, so make the most of any clear spells, look for Jupiter down in the south-east or south, and get stargazing!

Why you should join the SPA . . . and Vicky’s latest live video!

Catch up with Vicky Video’s latest edition of our weekly Pop Astro Live!

Covid-19 and the SPA

SPA meetings, and our Pop Astro Live shows, are being held online until further notice. Please check the meetings page for latest status of all events.

Choosing a telescope

If you’re interested in astronomy, it stands to reason that you need a telescope, and the bigger the better. But for most of us, there’s a lot of research to…

How to start stargazing

Learning the sky might seem tricky at first. There are so many stars, and unlike visiting a new town or city, the stars keep on moving around! But don’t give up! With…

Meetings and Events

The SPA usually holds regular Saturday meetings every three months in London, though these are currently being broadcast online instead due to the coronavirus.