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

April Starnight Observing Sessions: Friday 7th, 21st & 28th 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. Note that there will be no Stargazing Evening on 14th April.

Next Chelveston Meeting: Monday 15th May:  ‘Juno At Jupiter: The Mission & First Results’ by Dr Jonathan Nicholls from the University of Leicester.  Chelveston Village Hall, Caldecott Road Chelveston NN9 6AT at 8pm.  Admission £3 per person including tea/coffee and biscuits.  Further information can be found on our society news page  Note that access to the hall is now through the double doors at the rear of the village hall.

Next Sudborough Meeting: Thursday 27th April:  An introduction to Jupiter and how to obsserve the planet.  If clear, we’ll also be doing a bit of stargazing and there will be our usual ‘Sky Guide’.    Sudborough Village Hall, Main Street, Sudborough at 8pm. Admission £2.

Download a copy of our society newsletter – NVAS Stargazer:Stargazer Newsletter May 2017

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Why not check out our members web sites?

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