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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Observing

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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Pavement Astronomy: Transit of Mercury — Mon May 9th, 2016 Updated

Join us in Bromley High Street for the Transit of Mercury on Monday 9th May 2016. Exact times will be posted here nearer the day.

The OAS Outreach group will be holding a pavement astronomy event on the afternoon of Monday 9th May 2016 to offer members of the public the opportunity to view this unusual astronomical event.

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Deep Sky Camp — Fri May 6th - Sun May 8th, 2016 Cancelled

DSC_smallA regular Deep Sky Camp; please remember to book a place at the camp site and mention that you’re with the OAS party when you do so. Please also remember to keep an eye on the forum for last-minute details…

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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.