The Gibraltar Astronomical Society

Welcome visitor to the website of the Gibraltar Astronomical Society (GAS). GAS was founded in 1987 by passionate Astronomers living on the Rock of Gibraltar.

Feel free to wander the site, have a look around and enjoy. We have a particularly thorough set of tutorials and guides on Astrophotography, as well as sections on Comets and Meteors among others. 

Please note that the site is constantly under construction so pop by frequently to see the excellent updates we have planed.

Upcoming Events

The Society will be holding an Exhibition celebrating it's 30th Anniversary from the 24th-27th October 2017.

The locale is the Fine Arts Gallery, Grand Casemates Square, Gibraltar.
Opening times are 10am - 2pm and 3pm - 6pm.

On exhibition will be 30 years of Astronomy in Gibraltar, with Astro-photography by members

Upcoming Events

On the occasion our 30th Anniversary, the Society is holding an open astrophotography competition.
The conditions for entry are the following;
1. All photographs to be taken with any digital, non-specialised Astro-Camera.
2. Photos may be taken using any lens, including telescopes.
3. Landscape photos MUST include the NIGHT SKY as the main focus of the picture
4. Photographs may be submitted as attachment or link to secretary@gibastrosoc.org or google drive, dropbox, onedrive etc.
5. All photos must be submitted by Wednesday 18th October 2017
6. Photos must be sent in full resolution
7. Winner will be announced the following day on our Facebook and Twitter accounts and will have his/her photo displayed at our exhibition from 24th October-27th October 2017
8. Winner will be presented with a special trophy on the inaugural night of the exhibition on Monday 23rd October 2017
9. Any enquires please submit your questions to K Desoisa GAS Secretary to email secretary@gibastrosoc.org