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.

Meetings & Speakers Programme - 2019

Date Subject Speaker
Jan 8th Members' Ten Minute talks Members
Feb 5th Quasars Nick Higginbottom
Mar 5th Pseudo-astronomy: Planet X, Zetans & Lost Civilisations Steve Tonkin
Apr 2nd CANCELLED as a precaution - Coronvirus
May 7th Stellar Evolution Dr Robin Catchpole
June 4th Galaxy Evolution Dr Chris Pearson
July 2nd Creating Stunning Star Trails (Change to original programme) Mary Macintyre
Aug 6th T'aint Rocket Science! Bud Budzinsky
Sep 3rd Comet Controversies (Change to original programme) Richard Miles
Oct 1st

Rodinia and the Boring Billion

James Fradgely
Nov 5th Review of Astro-Imaging Techniques Alan Jefferis
Dec 3rd Lesser Known Winter Sky Wonders Bob Mizon