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Basic members are welcome to attend Lectures but will be charged a small fee.

Observing / Informal Evening
Feb 27 @ 7:45 pm – 9:45 pm

This evening is open to all, telescope not essential, but if you wish to bring one please do so, it would be advisable to dress for the weather, a torch is recommended as the path will be dark, red preferred.

Please note :- if observing is not possible this will become an informal evening

BAA Winchester Weekend
Apr 3 – Apr 5 all-day

The full programme is as follows :-

Prof Lewis Dartnell – ORIGINS: How the Earth Shaped Human History

Dr Paul Clark – Monsters in the dark: the formation of the first stars in the Universe

Dr Anita Dawes – Cosmic Chemistry

Tony Rodda – How 3D printing is shaping the future of amateur astronomy

Lucinda Offer – Mars Analogue Research that inspires around the world

Dr Matthew Malek – What’s New in Neutrino Astronomy?


Dr Paul Abel & Pete Lawrence’s 2020 Astronomical Challenges

Exoplanets Division Meeting on Saturday afternoon


Booking information

Booking for the Winchester weekend has now closed.

Please telephone the BAA Office on 0207 734 4145 , between 10am and 4pm Monday to Friday, if you would like to be added to the waiting list.

This event is not organised by the Society




Nation Astronomy Week
Nov 14 – Nov 22 all-day

During autumn 2020, Mars makes a close approach to Earth, with the next close approach in 2035.

And the organizers of National Astronomy Week hope as many people as possible get a chance to see Mars through a telescope,

Click on the link below for more information