Friday, 14 July 2017

Notice of a members meeting on Saturday 22nd July 2017 at the Observatory Science Centre

Notice of a members meeting on Saturday 22nd July 2017 at the Observatory Science Centre in the cafe. 7.00pm arrive for 7.30pm prompt start.

The membership will be meeting to discuss recent events and to agree the way forward for the society. All members are most welcome and contributions and ideas for the future of the society will be gratefully received.

Please note that we only have the cafe until 8.45pm and must vacate by 9.00pm for Sandra to lock up.

Tuesday, 6 June 2017

Wealden Astronomers Meeeting at Herstmonceux Village Hall on Thursday 29th June 2017

Wealden Astronomers Meeting at Herstmonceux village hall - Speaker Jarvis Brand - Subject "20 ways the Universe wants to kill you"

Sunday, 4 June 2017

International SUNday and Fathers day at Herstmonceux Science Centre on Sunday 18th June 2017

Initiated by the Charlie Bates Solar Astronomy Project (CBSAP), we are hoping to celebrate with a sunny summer day. Come and join in the fun and take the opportunity to learn about the Sun and look at it safely through a solar telescope donated by Stephen Ramsden, founder of CBSAP. Other solar scopes will be available including those from Wealden Astronomy Society.

Monday, 29 May 2017

Open Evening at Herstmonceux Science Centre on 17th June 2017 - Adults Only

Open Evening for Adults Only with a bar and music by the Equatorial Group. The Wealden Astronomers will be on the lawns in front of the observatory with chances to see Jupiter and Saturn.

Thursday, 4 May 2017

Wealden Astronomers meeting at Herstmonceux Science Centre on Saturday 27th May 2017

Wealden Astronomers meeting at Herstmonceux Science Centre on Saturday 27th May 2017.
The Speaker will be John Pilbeam on the subject of Star Hopping which should be of interest to everyone.

Monday, 1 May 2017

Open Evening at Herstmonceux Science Centre on Friday 19th May 2017

Open Evening with viewing through the telescopes of the Wealden Astronomers on the lawns in front of the Observatory (Weather permitting)

Friday, 28 April 2017

Open evening at Herstmonceux Science Centre on Saturday 6th May 2017

Open Evening with viewing through the telescopes/binoculars of the Wealden Astronomers on the lawns in front of the Observatory. With clear skies there may be a chance to view the 'Eta Aquarids' meteor shower.

Thursday, 6 April 2017

Extraordinary General Meeting at Herstmonceux Village Hall on 27th April 2017

Extraordinary General Meeting at Herstmonceux Village Hall on 27th April 2017. Due to circumstances the A.G.M. has been brought forward as an E.G.M. Come along and elect a new committee for 2017/2018.

Sunday, 2 April 2017

Flowers for Irene Ellis

These were the flowers that were give to Irene Ellis on behalf of the Wealden Astronomical Society in memory of John Ellis.

Sunday, 12 March 2017

Science of Beer Curry Night (Adults Only) on Saturday 8th April 2017

Combining a fascinating talk with some fabulous fun demonstrations all about the process of brewing beer, PLUS the chance to sample some local brew, this is an evening not to be missed!

If that was not enough we will also provide a delicious curry and a voucher to sample a free beer of your choice (soft drinks and wine are also available). A vegetarian curry option is available but we are unable to offer alternatives to the curry.

There will be a cash bar throughout the event. and the opportunity to take beer home.

If the weather is good then there will ALSO be an opportunity to look through the Centre's fantastic historic telescopes at some fascinating night sky objects including Jupiter.

Wealden Astronomers will also be on hand with their Telescopes for public viewing on the lawns.