BAS Events

Meetings are held either in the Resource Room close to the Observatory or in the Old Theatre.

Rooms open at 7:15pm and talks start at 7:30pm

Observing sessions

  • Held at the Observatory on every CLEAR Wednesday between October and April – unless otherwise stated
  • Everyone is welcome to attend and members of BAS will be on hand to answer any questions.
  • All times are as per current clock settings (UT in Winter, BST in Summer).
  • Observing will take place regardless of the moon phase.
  • Observing will also take place on Committee nights.
  • There is generally no observing on members evenings (last Wednesday of the month), unless otherwise noted.

Committee Meetings

Committee meetings are held on the 2nd Wednesday of the month, at the Resource Room. All members are welcome to attend.

Please note:For observing sessions and Resource Room meetings, please ensure you park on Pemberely Avenue, and not at the car park in Burnaby Road. Thank you!

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Events Calendar

Date/Time Event
27/10/2021
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
BAS Observing
:
The Piazzi Smyth Observatory, Bedford
03/11/2021
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
BAS Observing
:
The Piazzi Smyth Observatory, Bedford
10/11/2021
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
BAS Observing
:
The Piazzi Smyth Observatory, Bedford
16/11/2021
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dave Eagle's Virtual Astronomy Club
:
Zoom, Bedford
17/11/2021
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
BAS Observing
:
The Piazzi Smyth Observatory, Bedford
24/11/2021
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
BAS November Speaker Meeting
John Thatcher: James Webb Telescope
Bedford School Old Theatre, Bedford Bedfordshire
01/12/2021
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
BAS Observing
:
The Piazzi Smyth Observatory, Bedford
08/12/2021
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
BAS Observing
:
The Piazzi Smyth Observatory, Bedford
15/12/2021
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
BAS Observing
:
The Piazzi Smyth Observatory, Bedford
21/12/2021
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dave Eagle's Virtual Astronomy Club
:
Zoom, Bedford
05/01/2022
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
BAS Observing
:
The Piazzi Smyth Observatory, Bedford
12/01/2022
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
BAS Observing
:
The Piazzi Smyth Observatory, Bedford

Information

For more information on the Society’s programme, please contact the Programme Coordinator via the Contact Us page.

Volunteers Needed!

If you are able to offer a short (15-20 minute) presentation on any astronomical subject (your own images, observatory building project, etc.) please let us know. Your offer will be much appreciated!! We can help with computers and presentation equipment – we need you and the material!!