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 Evenings

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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National Space Centre — Sat Apr 25th, 2015

The Society is arranging a coach trip to visit the National Space Centre in Leicester. The coach will leave from Orpington Station early in the morning, and return to Orpington Stattion in the evening.

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Deep Sky Camp — Fri Mar 20th - Sun Mar 22nd, 2015 Provisional

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…

This website has had a face-lift. We hope it will be just as easy as the old one to find your way around, with all the information the old one had and some new things as well.

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. O.A.S. members who had a login ID on the old website should find that it works on this one. Please email the website admins (or use the contact form) if you are an O.A.S. member and would like a login ID.