Astronomy Section

The Nelson Science Society and Astronomy Section response to the Covid-19 emergency

We regret to inform you that, until further notice, there will be no NSS or AS activities being run.

This will affect:
– NSS run lectures and talks by any visiting lecturers
– The monthly Astronomy Section meetings
– The astronomical viewing nights

This is in response to the Covid-19 emergency.

As the country goes into lock-down we hope that you and your family stay safe and well.

If you need any information about this emergency go to

2020 NSS and AS subscriptions:

We are not expecting anyone to pay 2020 subscriptions at the moment. If you have already paid we will date your subscription from the time that we start up again.