Category: General

Total Lunar Eclipse January 21st

The Observatory will be open from 04:00-06:00 on Monday 21st January provided there is a prospect of some clear sky. Totality runs from 04:41-05:43. Updates will be posted on Twitter and on the front page of the website. L.J.Guise

New Year Observing

BAS Wednesday observing will recommence on January 2nd at 7:30pm provided the sky is clear. Updates will be posted on the Twitter feed as usual. Best wishes to all Members and Guests for 2019 and hopefully many clear Wednesday observing

Monday December 3rd Observing

The weather forecast looks promising for tonight, Monday 3rd December and very poor for Wednesday. The Observatory will be open for observers from 8:30-9:30pm. Please don’t come on site before 8:30pm as we have an adult evening class from 7:00-8:30pm.

Christmas Observing

With a Speaker meeting on November 28th and the BAS Social on December 12th, the last scheduled observing session of 2018 is December 5th if clear. We will start again on Wednesday 2nd January. However, watch out for any special

November 21st Observing

The forecast shows part clear for this evening. It will be close to full moon, but if it is clear we will do what we can. Please check the Twitter feed for information before travelling. L.J.Guise

Membership Renewals – Paypal

Dear all It seems we experiencing some technical issues with the new PayPal based subscription process, and potentially some confusion when completing the forms. Therefore we have removed this process – hopefully as a temporary measure while we work through

November 14th Observing report

Thin cloud at the start of the evening cleared rapidly leaving us with some splendid views. The Moon and Mars were both on show at the start of the session, but as they slipped low into the southwest we moved

November 14th Observing

The weather forecast is promising for Wednesday 14th, if it is clear the Observatory will be open from 7:30-9:00pm. Check the Twitter feed for weather updates on the night, but if you can see the Moon we will be observing.

31st October Meeting

The Voyager Missions : A talk by Dave Eagle 7:30pm Resource Room L.J.Guise

24th October : No Observing

A reminder that there will not be an observing session on October 24th. Enjoy the view of the Full Moon from your own location. The next BAS activity is the talk by Dave Eagle FRAS, founder member of the Society,