If you are interested in astronomy, space and planets, come along to a meeting at South West Herts Astronomical Society

Listen to interesting talks about astronomy and space exploration technology

Find out about what's in the sky this month and meet other people who have an enthusiasm for astronomy and stargazing

The Society also owns its own observatory for use by members, and regular weekly observing sessions are held on Saturday nights

About Us

The Society was founded in 1968, with the aims of promoting the science of astronomy and encouraging popular interest in the subject.
We are currently about 100 members strong with a wide range of skills and ages.


With regret, all face-to-face events are suspended until further notice due to the Coronavirus crisis.

However we are holding online Zoom Meetings - in the meantime check out our 2021 Upcoming Online Events under the "Astronomy Events" tab above or Clicking on the "READ MORE" link below.

Stay Safe.


We welcome new members and potential members to come to one of our monthly meetings as a visitor.
Each meeting usually begins with a talk by the main speaker followed by a tour of the night sky in the planetarium. Non-members pay £3 on the door.


2021 Online talks and events.

If you’re interested in online talks and events about, space weather, general relativity, quantum mechanics and observing the birth of the universe, then click on the links in this article.