Based in East Northamptonshire, the Nene Valley Astronomical Society (NVAS) exists to promote and advance the science of astronomy in this area, both amongst it’s members and the public.

We hope that you enjoy your visit to our website. If you have any questions or require any further information about the society or astronomy in general then please contact us on 01933 650331.   Alternatively e-mail


January Starnight Observing Sessions: Friday 6th, 13th, 20th & 27th at Chelveston Village Hall, Caldecott Road, Chelveston from 8.00pm.  These evenings will only go ahead if the weather forecast looks likely to permit observing.  To confirm that the sessions will proceed please check our Twitter feed from 6.30 on the evening.

Next Chelveston Meeting: Thursday 5th January: ‘Astronomical Aspects’ meeting. A look at the well known and not so well known objects in the constellation of Orion and our monthly sky guide.  If clear, we’ll also be doing a bit of stargazing.  Sudborough Village Hall, Main Street, Sudborough at 8pm. Admission £2.

Next Chelveston Meeting: Monday 16th January: ‘Accidental Death Of An Anarchist’ by Mike Frost Historical Section Director of the British Astronomical Association. Chelveston Village Hall, Caldecott Road, Chelveston at 8pm. Admission £3.

Download a copy of our society newsletter – NVAS Stargazer:November & December 2016

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Why not check out our members web sites?

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Steve Williams –

Web page links from past speakers please see our links page.