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 -  Directions to RGC (Robert Gordon's College), Aberdeen
 -  Directions to Bettridge Centre, Newtonhill


Contact AAS

If you would like to find out more about AAS then please

or come along to one of our meetings at the RGC (Robert Gordon's College) or Bettridge Centre - see directions below)

Anyone is welcome to become a member, please contact us through  above email address.


Join AAS

You can join AAS at any of our meetings.  
Come and try us out for a trial meeting at no charge.  

Annual membership fees are:
  • Adults: 20

  • Concessions 12 (senior citizens, students, children, etc)

  • Household: 30

  • Organisation: 30

  • Non-members: 2.50 may be charged for special events, such as guest speakers.

Children must be accompanied by an adult.


You can pay the fee at any of our meetings or by posting an application form to us.  The membership form (2023+) can be downloaded from  here (.docx file).  If you don't have Microsoft Word, contact us by e-mail and we'll send an alternative format. 


AAS members are expected to abide by the Rules of the AAS Constitution, which can be viewed by clicking here.

A Privacy Notice for the Aberdeen Astronomical Society can be viewed here (.docx file)


Visit AAS

Come and try us out for a trial meeting at no charge at  RGC (Robert Gordon's College), Aberdeen (normally 2nd Tuesday of the month, Sept to Apr during term times)  or Bettridge Centre, Newtonhill (normally 4th Tuesday of the month, except Dec).    Dates and times of meeting are listed on our Events page. 

Directions to RGC (Robert Gordon's College), Aberdeen

RGC lies on Schoolhill, next to Aberdeen Art Gallery.  Go through front gate of the College and follow the signs.

Directions to Bettridge Centre, Newtonhill:

Heading South from Aberdeen, go past Portlethen and take the left off the A90 signed Newtonhill. Go straight ahead at the roundabout, down Newtonhill Road with a football pitch and play park on the right. At the foot of the road turn right at the "Bettridge Centre" Sign. Follow the road for 100 metres and the Bettridge Centre is the large building nearest the sea/Coastal Park. Ample parking is available.

A map showing the location of Bettridge Centre/Newtonhill can be found by clicking here.

We'll be in the upstairs meeting room if it's cloudy, outside around the back if it's clear. Bring your telescopes if you have them, but don't worry if you don't as there will be a few on hand.



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