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

October Starnight Observing Sessions:  Friday 6th, 13th, 20th & 27th October at Chelveston Village Hall, Caldecott Road, Chelveston from 8pm.  These sessions will only take place if there is a reasonable prospect of observing. To confirm, please check our Twitter feed from 6.30 on the evening.

Next Chelveston Meeting: Monday 16th October.  ‘The Search For Dark Matter’. Professor Carolin Crawford is our guest speaker for this evening.  Chelveston Village Hall, Caldecott Road, Chelveston at 8pm.  Doors open at 7.30pm.  Admission £3 per person.  All welcome.  No advance booking is required.   Note that access to the hall is now through the double doors at the rear of the village hall.

Next Sudborough Meeting: Thursday 5th October:  Astronomical Aspects meeting.  ‘A Review Of The Cassini Mission’.  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 – Stargazer Newsletter September 2017

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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.