Mexborough & Swinton AS 40th Anniversary

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MSAS 40th Anniversary


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Mexborough & Swinton Astronomical Society are celebrating the 40th year of our formation. on Saturday 27th October 2018. As part of our year long series of events we have designed a programme of talks at a special day “AstroCon” that we are hosting. There will be a number of trade stands available selling goods.

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Community Observatory St Martin’s, Isles of Scilly

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Community Observatory St Martin’s, Isles of Scilly

We are a small group of amateur astronomers who have just got funding and are in the process of building a community observatory on St Martin’s.
This will enable our community and our visitors to fully appreciate the wonders of our amazing unpolluted dark skies.

To help raise funds we are holding a Gala Dinner on the 6th October 2018 at the Karma Hotel on St Martin’s.

The guest speaker is acclaimed astrophotographer Damian Peach.

For more details & to purchase tickets click here


Loughton Astronomical Society Celebrates 50th Anniversary

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We invite you and your Society members to join the Loughton Astronomical Society on the 10th November 2018 to celebrate our 50th Anniversary.

Originally formed from an evening class to teach mirror making, the LAS continues to thrive with an active weekly programme and also organises the Autumn Equinox Skycamp at Kelling Heath.

Our 50th celebrations will start with displays, demonstrations and an indoor planetarium in the morning, followed by lectures from top astronomers in the afternoon.


Please see the attached advertisement or visit for details and the opportunity to purchase tickets.


FAS Convention – Additional Tickets, AGM-only

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As you know the FAS Convention is now a Sell Out as we’re up to the capacity of the lecture theatre. However, we are aware that there are still some people from member Societies who would have wished to attend. In past years the hall has rarely been more than half full for the actual AGM, and we accept that this is likely to be the case this time. This means that we can safely consider allowing further attendees to book on a limited basis. Consequently we have decided to offer some AGM-only tickets for any prospective attendees who would still like to attend. These tickets will be completely free of charge, but will limit the attendee to just the AGM and also to the Trade Stands area. These tickets will be easily identifiable and will not allow admittance to any of the other talks.

If any of your members would like to attend on this basis, to a maximum of two per society, then they should email, and I will reserve these special tickets for them.