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 - 2017

Date Subject Speaker
Jan 3rd Members' Ten Minute talks Members
Feb 7th The Story of Radio Astronomy James Fradgley
Mar 7th A life on Mars Bud Budzynski
Apr 4th Dawn of the Solar System Chris Starr
May 2nd Journey to the Centre of the Earth David Whitehouse
June 6th Spectroscopy — What, How, and Why? David Boyd
June 24th
NB: 2:30pm
Family Open Day — with Jo Richardson's Space Detectives
July 4th Probing the Dark Universe David Bacon
Aug 1st Guest Stars, Ancient and Modern Guy Hurst
Sep 5th Ten Ways the Universe Tries to Kill You Steve Tonkin
Oct 3rd

Asterisms: Jewels of the Night Sky

Bob Mizon
Nov 7th Norman Lockyer & the NLO David Strange
Dec 5th Looking for Life on Mars Andrew Coates