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LYRA - Lowestoft & Yarmouth Regional Astronomers

Members observing the sun at the “Transit of Mercury” at the Royal Green, Lowestoft

9th May 2016


Lowestoft & Yarmouth Regional Astronomers


LYRA is a group of friendly astronomers dedicated to the study and sharing of astronomy. We hold club nights, observation nights, lectures and arrange demonstrations for clubs and schools.

Our society started way back in 1967 and is still going strong. You are most welcome to visit us or join our society.


Contact info@lyra-astro.co.uk  for further information.

( see “Contact Us” for details )


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See forthcoming events for details, and possible alternative venues 

LYRA Exhibition, Lowestoft Library April 2016

Pakefield Primary

Solar System Talk

Jan 2015

( see Events Page )


 LYRA’s new meeting and observing venue,

see “Where to find us”


 Posted 12th October 2016

Our next Observing sessions will be on 25th Oct. 2016 at Parkhill Hotel, Barn Car park from 7:00pm

The Sun sets around 5:36pm so plenty of time for Observing or of its cloudy, to catch up in the bar, or Coach House room with any questions or problems.


Our next scheduled Talk evening is 8th November. with a talk by our own Dr. Steve Hubbard and colleague  Dr Malcolm Brown with a fascinating talk entitled “ Talk with ET? We thing NOT.” this will be one not  to be missed.


Our President, Jim Kaler, has a new article on Interstellar Dust,,,  Check out the Presidents page


Also check out Maggie Shreeve’s Blog