The Knowle Astronomical Society welcome you to our website

If you're interested in astronomy this is the society for you! Our members range from people with a casual interest in the subject to serious amateurs and professionals. You don't need any specialist knowledge to join, nor do you need to own a telescope. You can also be sure of a friendly welcome.

We normally meet on the first Monday of the month. Please check out the meeting dates on the "Meetings Calendar" menu item.

Doors open at 7.45pm ready for an 8pm start and are held at Dorridge Village Hall, Grange Road, Dorridge, SOLIHULL, B93 8QA.
Please see the 'About Us' link for more information, including how to get to the venue.

In Association with 

The next Astronomy in the City event is Wednesday March 6th 2019
5:45 pm–10 pm. Booking essential.
(But if this link doesn't work, please just turn up!!)

Click on the image below.

Meanwhile, check out if tonight will have clear skies; the phase of the moon or if the ISS will be visible at ''.

Also, why not try 'flying' around the Milky Way and view our closest 100,000 stars from your armchair, seeing where our solar system sits in the great scheme of things!!

Also see our 'Sky Notes' for what to see in the night sky this month.


The Society’s next meeting will take place on 1st April 2019 at Dorridge Village Hall.

The weekend before (29th March) we will be on our Spring 'Star Camp' near Chipping Norton. Why not join us?

Doors for the evening meeting open at 7.45pm (not before) ready for a 8pm start - or as soon as the chairs are out!

For highlights of what to see in the night sky this month see Ian Morisons excellent current guide on the Jodrell Bank website).

You may also like to watch the latest BAA Skynotes presentation available on YouTube