Please note that the location of our monthly meetings has changed
The meetings are held at in the Pavilion adjacent to the Observatory in Watery Lane – there is a map and full address details here.
In addition to our normal club night each Thursday, VAS has monthly meetings, with guest speakers, throughout the year.
Here are details of our 2018 Programme – Please be aware that details may change.
Monthly meetings are held at 19.30hrs on the fourth Friday of every month except for the August AGM which starts at 19.00hrs, and December when there is no meeting
Meetings are usually divided into two parts:
- First is a presentation by our guest speaker
- a short break for refreshment and then
- Second is a review of news and astronomical highlights for the next month.
|23 Feb||Astronomical Observations on the Isle of Wight||Paul Bingham|
|23 Mar||Seven Moons: Some weird and wonderful satellites of the solar system||Bob Mizon|
|27 Apr||An Overview of the Development of the Universe to date||John Currigan|
|25 May||Meeting canceled|
The Rise and Fall of the Herstmonceux Observatory
|27 Jul||The European Extremely Large Telescope||Dr. Aprajita Verma|
|24 Aug||AGM & Social Evening|
Starts at 19.00hrs sharp
|28 Sep||How Old is the Universe?||Stephen Tonkin|
|26 Oct||Dark Skies Night|
|23 Nov||Noise Effects in Astronomical Processes||Dudley Johnson|