Joining us

Membership is open to anyone with an interest in amateur astronomy.

How to join

Join at our monthly meetings (Mondays at UCC) when these start again, until then,  by email  or phone 087-2321706 (Lynda 9 am to 9 pm)

You can download the application form here. 

Ask us about gift subscriptions.

Benefits of Membership
    • New members morning each October (normal times)
    • Monthly observers group. Normally own telescope is not required, but currently social distancing and no sharing of telescopes.  Experienced amateur astronomers always generous with their time and equipment to help beginners
    • Astrophotography group
    • Saturday workshops, exploring astronomy topics in depth
    • Radio astronomy group
    • Join the sky quality survey of County Cork
    • Monthly lectures on astronomy related topics (public, but everything else on this page is for members only)
    • Monthly update on what to look for in the night sky
    • Advice on buying your own telescope – what to get and what to avoid
    • Monthly newsletter
    • Monthly images board – images taken by club members (as are nearly all images on this site)
    • Find out about events in Cork and elsewhere of interest to amateur astronomers
    • Annual spring outing.  In 2019 it was Rome.  Previous destinations Vienna, Netherlands.  No outing 2020 due to Covid-19.
    • Social events – barbecues, Christmas function
Club annual subscriptions

Adult:             €30
Family           €35
Concession  €20