Help make our skies darker
Societies might like to invite their members to sign this online petition to request a reduction in the spending by local councils on lighting, and so reduce light pollution in the UK. http://petitions.number10.gov.uk/LightingSavings/ Phil Flint writes: Can you please help make our skies darker by signing the petition below. It takes less than a minute. […]
New Member Society – South Cheshire AS
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 […]
The FAS would like to welcome the South Cheshire Astronomical Society to the Federation. See their website at http://www.scastro.org/ for more information.
FAS Convention 2008 – Update
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).
New Member Society – Adur Astronomical Society
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. […]
Isle of Wight Star Party
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
FAS Convention 2008
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 […]
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 […]