Notice: We are very pleased to announce that the club’s 20th Anniversary speaker is Professor Malcom Longair, who will be giving a talk entitled “Fundamental Physics, Astronomy and Cosmology” on Thursday 11th December. (note that this is the second Thursday rather than the usual day!)
The Fox Fur Nebula


Welcome to the Papworth Astronomy Club site! We are a small and friendly group sharing a common interest in everything astronomical, and are based in the village of Papworth Everard, Cambridgeshire.


Click here to find out more about monthly meetings of the Papworth Astronomy Club, which are free to attend and open to all, and read reports from previous meetings. Note that due to the ongoing pandemic, we are currently only holding virtual meetings – see the Meetings page for more.

Club News

Click here to check out the latest news from the Club, and subscribe to an RSS feed for news and reminders of upcoming meetings!


Click here to find out about astronomy related events in Papworth, and anywhere else in the Universe deemed interesting.

Other Interesting Websites

The St Neots Astronomy Association hosts monthly observing evenings from October to March, with monthly talks during the summer when nights are shorter.

Club members can contact Peter Sandford for a discount code at AstroMediaShop!

Green Witch: Telescope and Binocular Specialists
Astronomical Calendar: Keeping up to date with what's happening in the night sky