The Wiltshire Astronomical Society website is Coming Soon!

The Wiltshire AS website is currently being revamped and due for release in early 2019, so please bear with us until then.

In the meantime, please check out our public facebook page link. This will keep you up to date on notifications and society details, and gives you a way to contact Wiltshire AS, so please check that out.

If you’re a society member, you can join the members only Facebook group link

Planned monthly meetings for 2018/2019:

  • 06 Nov 2018 Pete Williamson: The Sun & How it Works.
  • 04 Dec 2018 Dr Elizabeth Pearson: A very brief History of Rovers & Landers.
  • 15 Jan 2019 Open Forum/Beginners Meet.
  • 05 Feb 2019 Prof. David Southwood: Mars: Delirium, Delight &
  • Disasters, some personal stories.
  • 05 Mar 2019 Martin Griffiths: ‘Universal Death’ or How the Universe is trying to kill us.
  • 02 Apr 2019 Chris Starr: A Most beautiful Moon – A History of Lunar Exploration.
  • 07 May 2019 Mark Radice: Observing the Solar System.
  • 04 Jun 2019 Jon Gale: Observing the Herschel 400.

Monthly meetings are held  at The Pavilion, Rusty Lane, Seend, SN12 6NS. 7.30pm for 8pm start.

Monthly Observing Sessions

This are held on the last Friday of the month, location and meeting times vary and are highly weather dependent. Find out more through the public facebook page (link) or attend the monthly meeting to join the email “observing list”.

Image Credit: Andy Burns 2018