Perton Library Astronomy Group

The group meets at Perton Library on the 3rd Thursday of every month between 7pm – 9pm. It’s a small, friendly group open to everyone with an interest in astronomy, and it is completely free. If the sky is clear there will be some observing outside.

Useful Resources

Amateur Astrophotography Ezine

A fantastic free magazine all about astrophotography that’s well worth a read. Plenty of features and tutorials from some of the best amateurs in the UK.

Guides to the night sky for where you live: including interactive sky charts, planetarium, orrery and much more.

Clear Outside

A fantastic astronomical weather forecast, giving hour by hour details of cloud cover and visibility.



ThisĀ free piece of software shows you a realistic view of the night sky from your location, with plenty of extra details on every object. Available for Windows, Mac and Linux.