Category: General

Asteroid 3200 Phaethon

Dear all On Monday 11th December, there is a good opportunity to see the asteroid Phaethon – the parent of the Geminid Meteor Shower. The weather is forecast to be clear, so the we are planning to hold an observing

Observing Friday 8th Dec

Hi all, The forecast is clear for tonight so the observatory will be open from 7:30pm to 9pm. Please note there are astrononmy students observing until 7:30pm, so please don’t arrive before 7:30. See you there!

Saturday 25th – Observing

The forecast is still favourable so the observatory will open at 6:30pm.

Observing Session – Saturday 25th Nov

As we were clouded out on Wednesday of this week, and the forecast for Saturday looks promising, we’ll be running an observing session from 6:30pm to 8:00pm. Please continue to check the Twitter feed, or check back on the website,

Welcome to the new BAS website

Welcome to the latest version of the BAS website! We have now moved over to the popular Wordpress CMS system which gives us scope to do some really exciting things in the future.