Govert Schilling (born 30 November 1956) is a Dutch popular science writer and amateur astronomer.
Schilling was born in Meerkerk. In 1982, he became the program leader at the former Zeiss Planetarium, Amsterdam.
From 1987 to 1998 he was also a part-time appointee as a program leader at the Artis Planetarium in Amsterdam.
He has extensively written for the Sky & Telescope magazine and Science.
The asteroid 10986 Govert is named after him.
He is the author of a number of bestselling books.
He has frequently collaborated with Lars Lindberg Christensen.