Welcome to the O.A.S. website

Welcome to our site, your link to all that’s astronomical in Orpington, Bromley, Sevenoaks, and the surrounding area. Come and join local enthusiasts discussing and enjoying the night sky!

Regular Meetings

Our regular monthly meetings are held at Bromley Environmental Education Centre (BEECHE) at High Elms. We meet every month, usually (except in December) on the fourth Thursday of the month.

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We hold observing evenings once or twice a month, usually in the High Elms grounds. However, we meet at the Change of Horses in Farnborough Village beforehand, so come there first.

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Special Events

From time to time we arrange dinners, barbecues, picnics, camps, outings and other special events.

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For Members

Members of the Society also get a few other benefits; a quarterly newsletter, an astrophotography gallery, a discussion forum, and more…

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Society Dinner — Sat Sep 26th, 2015

A Society Dinner has been arranged. Sign up (£10.00 deposit) at the August meeting (or before). More details to follow.


Deep Sky Camp — Fri Sep 11th - Sun Sep 13th, 2015 Cancelled

DSC_smallAlmost all the regular DSC attendees are going to Kelling Heath this month, so this DSC has been cancelled.


You may have noticed…

There are some sections of the site which only O.A.S. members can read. You need to log in as an O.A.S. member (subscriber) to view them. There’s a log-in link near the top of the page and another in the sidebar. Please use the contact form if you are an O.A.S. member and would like a login ID, or wish to contact the Society.