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


December Starnight Observing Sessions: Friday 2nd, 9th, 16th and 23rd 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 1st December: ‘Astronomical Aspects’ meeting. An evening of members short presentations and the chance to share your recent observations. Steve will also be giving a talk on “The Moon”. Sudborough Village Hall, Main Street, Sudborough at 8pm. Admission £2.

Next Chelveston Meeting: Monday 19th December: Christmas Meeting featuring the Christmas Quiz and some festive merriment! Chelveston Village Hall, Caldecott Road, Chelveston at 8pm. Admission £2.

Download a copy of our society newsletter – NVAS Stargazer: November 2015

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Why not check out our members web sites?

Dave Eagle –

Steve Williams –

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