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 - 2020

Date Subject Speaker
Jan 7th Members' Ten Minute talks Members
Feb 4th Origins of the Solar System James Fradgley
Mar 3rd Space Weather and its Effect on the Earth Katie Turnbull
Apr 7th CANCELLED - due to Coronovirus precautions
May 5th The Gas Giants Steve Hill
Jun 2nd Asteroids - Vermin of the Skies? Mark Gibbons
Jul 7th Observing the Planets Mark Radice
Aug 4th New Horizons of Pluto Paul Whiting
Sep 1st The Formation of Stars and Their Planetary Systems Claire Davies
Oct 6th

The Herschels of Berkshire

Alan Dowdell
Nov 3rd Beneath the Night Stuart Clark
Dec 1st Comets in History Bob Mizon