Wessex Astronomical Society


Regular Meetings

Our Regular Meetings take place on the first Tuesday of the month in the Allendale Community Centre, Hanham Road, Wimborne.

Regular meetings start at 7:30pm with Society Announcements followed by the introduction of the main Speaker. An interval of about 20 minutes is scheduled for 9:00pm for refreshments and informal chat. The balance of the meeting up to its close at 10:00pm may include The Sky this Month, Object of the Month and short contributions by members.

Wessex Astronomical Society Programme - 2016

Date Subject Speaker
Jan 5th Members' Ten Minute talks Members
Feb 2nd Tablet Astronomy Lilian Hobbs
Mar 1st Apollo Science Packages Keith Wright
Apr 5th Eclipses Chris Bowden
May 3rd Images of the Universe Vol 2 Paul Money
June 7th
Open Evening with Jo Richardson & Space Detectives
You can download a poster for this event.
July 5th The International Space Station Bill Coombes
Aug 2nd Project Alcock: a Comet Search Programme Roger Dymock
Sep 6th Dawn, Rosetta and New Horizons Dr Robin Catchpole
Oct 4th AGM & Astronomers' Question Time
Nov 1st Eight Great Astronomers Bob Mizon
Dec 6th Planets, Life and Panspermia James Fradgley