Welcome to the Wessex Astronomical Society

Wessex Astronomical Society is based in Wimborne, Dorset, UK



Wessex Astronomical Society exists to promote and advance public education and interest in the science of astronomy and related sciences and to provide facilities for the encouragement and pursuit of observational astronomy

Next Society Meeting – 7:45pm, Tuesday 5th March at the Allendale Centre in Wimborne

Our guest speaker for February is Professor Malcolm Coe presenting “Tides in the Clouds – Star Birth & Death in our Nearest Galaxy.” After the refreshment break we’ll have our usual astronomy news and object of the month. Visitors welcome (£3 entry)

Next Durlston Public Observing Event –  Saturday 2nd of March 7pm – Jupiter, Star clusters, Orion Nebula, Galaxies, Winter constellations. See our Durlston events page for information and directions

The weather forecast is looking good, so the event tonight is ON