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

Next Starnight Observing Session:  Friday 22nd April at Chelveston Village Hall, Caldecott Road, Chelveston at 8pm.  This session will only take place if the evening is clear.  To confirm that we will be in attendance, please either check our Twitter account or this page of our web site for confirmation from 6.30 on the evening.

Next Sudborough Meeting:   Thursday 5th May.  As the village hall is being used as a polling station, we are informally gathering at The Vane Arms in Sudborough from 8pm onwards for some astronomical chat over a pint.

Next Chelveston Meeting:  Monday 16th May at Chelveston Village Hall, Caldecott Road, Chelveston at 8.00pm.  ‘Are We Alone?’ by Dr Robin Catchpole.  Admission £3.

Our full meeting and lecture programme for 2016 is now available on our                 Meetings & Events Page

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

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