Welcome to the website of PADAS, Preston and District Astronomical Society. We are a friendly group of active and not so active amateur astronomers from the Preston area. PADAS welcomes anyone with an interest in astronomy to come along to our regular meetings.

See PADAS News page for latest events!


November 2021 Meeting is ON!

PADAS are re-starting meetings with our new Season on 9th September 2021

Public Outreach events will hopefully re-start later in 2021

Regular PADAS meetings are held at Deepdale Labour Social & Bowling Club, 287 Skeffington Rd, PR1 6RX – here.

PADAS usually meets on the second Thursday of each month throughout the year, with the exception of the December meeting. Meetings start at 7:30pm and finish around 9:30pm.

Anyone wishing more information should contact PADAS by e-mail at the following address: preston dot astro at gmail dot com.

PADAS Public Open Nights are held at Jeremiah Horrocks Observatory – Moor Park, Blackpool Road, Preston, PR2 3AE : Find us on Google Maps!

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