New Member Society

The FAS would like to welcome a new member society, the Astronomers Of The Future Club .  We should also like to welcome the return of Adur AS .

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FAS Convention 2010

This years FAS Convention will be held on Saturday 9th October at Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge. Tickets are £5 each and are available on the door (there will be no advanced ticket sales this year). This years speakers are: Prof. Philippa Browning ‘Our Active Sun’, Dr Peter Wheatley ‘Hunting for extra-solar planets using small telescopes’,  […]

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FAS Publications Offer

Want to learn what’s in the nice sky? How to do some observing or looking for a new telescope? The FAS have a range of publications to show you the basics and we are currently offering all FAS booklets at the reduced price of £1 + P&P each (until the FAS Convention 2010). For more […]

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Society Events Google Calendar

The FAS society event listings can now also be found on our FAS Google Calendar. Remember, all FAS members are welcome to post their events on our website, just fill in the form with your event details.

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FAS Convention 2009 – advance ticket sales closed

Advance ticket sales for the 2009 FAS Convention are now closed, any order forms for tickets currently in the post will be able to be collected on the day.  Of course on the door tickets are still available (at £8 each) and are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis, for more information see the convention […]

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FAS Member Society Logos

FAS Member Societies can now display their FAS Membership on your website and literature using this new FAS Member logo. Three formats are available to suit your colour scheme: Click on the image and use the right mouse menu Save Image option to download the full size versions. Blue background (jpg)    White background (jpg) […]

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Neil Bone

The Council of the FAS was very saddened to hear of the passing of Neil Bone, who was a leading light in the world of amateur astronomy societies. Through his column in Astronomy Now, and his frequent talks to societies up and down the country (distance was no obstacle to Neil) he was a great […]

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Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) of the FAS held 7th March 2009

This note summarises the outcome of the above EGM and how resulting changes will be implemented. The EGM was held to consider and vote on the proposal to change the FAS subscription year to run from 1st April instead of from 1st September. The reasons for making the proposed change were briefed to member societies in advance […]

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