A public outreach evening was held at BEECHE.
A few members of the Society visited M.S.S.L. on Wednesday, 5th October. The plan was as follows: Noon: Meet at the “Royal Oak” at Holmbury St Mary, for an informal lunch. 1:30pm: Proceed from there to M.S.S.L. 2:00pm: A talk … Continue reading
Instead of a barbecue, this year the Society had a lunch at the pub; we arranged to have a room at our local, the Change of Horses, on Saturday 13th August. … Continue reading
Jim Mehta writes: Carole Pope and Hugh Alford both gave 30 min presentations to a group of 50 pupils and parents from the GCE Astronomy course. We followed with observing with society members Ken Pearson, David Price and Jim Mehta. … Continue reading
Carole Pope writes: Twenty one members visited Herstmonceux Observatory, East Sussex which was for some years after the war the re-location site of the Royal Observatory where our President Gilbert Satterthwaite worked. It is a very dark site with no … Continue reading
Our Chairman Jim Mehta writes: In celebration of The International Year of Astronomy 2009 to record the 400 years that have elapsed since Galileo invented the telescope, OAS staged a display at Bromley Central Library. There were eighteen displays in … Continue reading
Nine of us went to The Kelling Heath Spring Star Party which was a very well planned event organised by the Norwich Astronomical Society. It is a very dark site and they went to great lengths to reduce light pollution. … Continue reading