Astronomy Groups: Northumberland

Kielder Observatory Astronomical Society (KOAS), founded 2008.  The group runs Kielder Obsevatory which hose several large telescopes (12 & 16-inch reflectors) for astronomy outreach.  They run public and private observing sessions 7 days a week when clear.

Newcastle-Upon-Tyne Astronomical Society (NewcAS), founded 1904.  Members meet at the Red Cross Centre, Croft House, Western Avenue, Newcastle (NE4 8SR).

Northumberland Astronomical Society (NortAS), founded 2000. Members (70 – 2018) meet regularly at Hauxley Wildlife Discovery Centre, Low Hauxley (NE65 0JR) and observe from their Hauxley Observatory that houses a 14-inch SCT catadioptric telescope.