About the Chestefield Astronomical Society

The Chesterfield Astronomical Society formed over 50 years ago. Located in Newbold, Chesterfield, the Barnett Observatory is a modern, fully equipped facility fit for the 21st Century, thanks the tireless efforts of many of our members and the fantastic support from the local community.

Chesterfield Astronomical SocietyWe are a non profit, registered charity organisation. All our members are passionate about astronomy and we are more than happy to talk to you about any questions you may have.

Whether your new to astronomy or well versed, we welcome visitors of all ages to come along and experience the wonders of the night sky.

Why not pay us a visit, we are open every Friday from 8pm.