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Since 1987 we have been bringing the wonders of the universe to the Bedfordshire community – please feel free to browse the site and see who we are and what we get up to!

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The Latest News…

  • 30 inch UPDATE

    UPDATE on the 30 inch … which has had its first light at its new home in La Palma. This […]Read More »

From the Events Calendar

31 Jul
Yuri Gagarin by Phil Schneider
31/07/2024    
7:15 pm - 9:30 pm
Phil Schneider presents a talk on the first astronaut - Yuri Gagarin. Please arrive by 7:15pm for a prompt start at 7:30pm. Biology Lab Entrance [...]
28 Aug
BAS - Monthly Members Meeting
28/08/2024    
7:15 pm - 9:30 pm
The last Wednesday of the month is the monthly BAS Members evening, where we have a variety of talks from experts in different fields of [...]
25 Sep
Paul Fellows and The Winchcombe Meteorite
25/09/2024    
7:15 pm - 9:30 pm
Paul Fellows will speak about the The Winchcombe Meteorite followed by the Sky Diary for October. Please arrive by 7:15pm for a prompt start at [...]
30 Oct
A Beginners Guide to the Planets
30/10/2024    
7:15 pm - 9:30 pm
Some BAS members will be giving short introductory talks on the Planets of the Solar System. Please arrive by 7:15pm for a prompt start at [...]

Latest Images from BAS

  • NGC6960 by Gordon Waller

    NGC6960 by Gordon Waller

  • NGC6965 by Gordon Waller

    NGC6965 by Gordon Waller

  • M56 by Gordon Waller

    M56 by Gordon Waller

  • Aurora (Kevin Quigg)

    Aurora (Kevin Quigg)

  • Aurora (Dawn Sunrise)

    Aurora (Dawn Sunrise)

  • Aurora - (Peter V Hudson)

    Aurora - (Peter V Hudson)

  • Aurora - (Darren Jehan)

    Aurora - (Darren Jehan)

  • Aurora - (Phil Merryman)

    Aurora - (Phil Merryman)

  • Aurora - Stagsden, Beds (Peter Truscott) 10 May 2024

    Aurora - Stagsden, Beds (Peter Truscott)

  • Aurora - Harrold Country Park, Beds (Linton Guise)

    Aurora - Harrold Country Park, Beds (Linton Guise)

  • Sunspots by Gordon Waller. 9th May 2024.

    Sunspots by Gordon Waller. 9th May 2024.

  • Sunspots AR 3664 by Linton Guise using Seestar S50 08/05/2024

    Sunspots AR 3664 by Linton Guise using Seestar S50