Welcome to the O.A.S. website

Our site is your link to all that’s astronomical in Orpington & Bromley. Come and join local enthusiasts discussing and enjoying the night sky!

Solar Watch at Knole — Mon Oct 27th, 2014 Weather permitting

This is an extra activity the OAS is providing (if the weather permits) on the last “Family Monday” event being run this year by the National Trust at Knole Park, and is in the school half term holiday. Everyone welcome.


Prof. Donald Kurtz — Thu Nov 13th, 2014

There will be an extra “monthly” Society meeting on November 13th at BEECHE. The speaker will be Professor Donald Kurtz of the University of Central Lancashire, and he’ll give us a talk entitled It’s About Time.


Deep Sky Camp — Fri Nov 21st - Sun Nov 23rd, 2014

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…


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.