Astrofest 2009

The Federation of Astronomical Societies will be having a stand at this years Astrofest, which is being held at Kensington Town Hall, London, on Friday 6 and Saturday 7 February 2009. If you would like any of your Society information (leaflets, fliers, posters – A4 max) to be available for browsing on the stand, please […]

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New Publications

The 2008/9 Astrocalendar, and the new FAS Booklet Observing the Night Sky will be available for purchase at the convention. If you would like to make a bulk order for collection at the convention please pre-order by contacting Eric Hutton (for contact details see the order form on the Publications | Ordering  page).

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FAS Convention 2008 – Update

The 2008 FAS Convention will be held at the Institute of Astronomy , Madingley Road, Cambridge, CB3 0HA, on September 20th. Click here for a map and directions . Tickets are £8.00 on the door. Tea and coffee will be available over lunch, but there will be no meals or sandwiches available at the IoA. […]

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New Member Society – Adur Astronomical Society

The FAS would like to welcome the newly formed Adur Astronomical Society, which will serve the Brighton area. They are holding an introductory meeting on the 22nd of May, and will meet every 3rd Thursday in the Month at the Southwick Community Centre, Southwick Street, Southwick, Sussex at 7.30pm

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Isle of Wight Star Party

Thu 6th – Mon 10th March, 2008 The dark skies on the south coast of the Isle of Wight provided a brilliant backdrop for the inaugural Isle of Wight Star Party organised by the island’s Vectis Astronomical Society (VAS) in association with the Southern Area Group of Astronomical Societies (SAGAS). About forty five astronomers travelled […]

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Fedastro Discussion Forum

Societies that have recently joined the Federation or new Society Officers may be unaware that the Federation operates a discussion forum using a Yahoo Group. Officers of member societies are encouraged to join up to this egroup to participate in discussions, and share information. It is also used to notify members about up-coming events of […]

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FAS Convention 2008

The 2008 FAS Convention will be held at the Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge, on September 20th. A top line up of speakers; Prof. Barrie Jones, Nik Szymanek, Prof. Andy Fabian, Dr. Somak Raychaudhury + Trade stands and society displays + Tours of the telescopes (construction work permitting) + The legendary FAS Raffle + Astro-Imaging Competition […]

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