Blackpool & District Astronomical Society Welcome page Who we are and how to find us Meetings for this year Imminent and planned Starmaps and weather forecasts for Blackpool Members' astrophotography Other interesting sites Contact the Society


Thank you for visiting the website of the Blackpool & District Astronomical Society.

BADAS was founded in October 1986 by keen local amateur astronomers from around the Fylde. Our society has around thirty members, with a wide cross-section from novices to experienced observers.

Meetings take place on a regular basis on the second Wednesday of each month. They are friendly, relaxed and fairly informal and all are welcome to attend.

** Beginners are very welcome **

On this website you can find:

  • The latest society news
  • Information about the Society - who we are, where to find us etc.
  • Info about observing the night sky
  • Links to local weather forecasts
  • Details of Society meetings and events
  • A gallery of members' astrophotography
  • Links to other interesting astronomy/space sites
If you have any questions about the society, or comments regarding the website, please go to the Contact page.

We hope you enjoy exploring the site.

We are members of the FAS and NWGAS

Members! Visit our Google group
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Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month



The July meeting has been cancelled because of the clash with England Playing football in the Semi Finals of the Euros.


14th Aug 2024 @
Blackpool Cricket Club

doors open from 7:30pm
Meeting starts at 8pm.


Directions to Blackpool Cricket Club



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