BAS Events

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

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
  • All members are welcome, and encouraged, to attend and members of BAS will be on hand to answer any questions.
  • Non-members are welcomed for a limited number of visits. Please make yourself known when you arrive
  • 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

26 Jun
Dr Rachael Hamp speaking about the Icy Moons from Subsurface to space and Dr Peter Fawdon with a talk on the Exo Mars Mission
26/06/2024    
7:15 pm - 9:30 pm
Dr Rachael Hamp speaking about the Icy Moons from Subsurface to space and Dr Peter Fawdon with a talk on the Exo Mars Mission followed [...]
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
BAS - Monthly Members Meeting
30/10/2024    
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 [...]
27 Nov
Eclipse Chasing by Glenn Bates
27/11/2024    
7:15 pm - 9:30 pm
Glenn Bates presents his talk on Eclipse Chasing in the Erskine May Hall. Please arrive by 7:15pm for a prompt start at 7:30pm. ERSKINE MAY [...]

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!!