Click here to find about what the club
has been doing recently.
The observatory houses a 6" Carl Zeiss Coude refractor in excellent
condition. This is a professional observatory and is well used by society
members. The building also has a meeting room and other
facilities. Click here to see some
images taken with the 'scope.
Astronomical Society operates from within the Cody
Technology Park in Farnborough in Hampshire, UK,
the former site
Royal Aircraft Establishment,
about 30 miles west of London.
Membership is open to current employees
(or retirees) on
the Cody Technology park in Farnborough, site of
In addition the society has been given
approval to offer membership to a limited number of the general public.
The society is fortunate to have its
own observatory housing a 6" Zeiss Coude refractor and meeting rooms.
Are held at our own
the Whittle lecture theatre.
Meetings are typically held monthly, ranging from talks on a
variety of topics (usually by
an external speaker) to observing evenings.
The society has an
interacting with local schools and manning stands at many events
including at Intech and
Herstmonceux Astronomy Festival.
The society has featured
in the February 2014 issue of
Astronomy Now. Feature writer Callum Potter visited the observatory in late
2013 and met with some of the committee. He wrote an article about his visit
which features in the magazine. Take a look at the magazine to read all about us
here to see Paul Curtis' Guide to Photographing the night
Members should keep an eye on the
News pages in particular.
for latest society news and information
here for latest
here for lecture & observing
programme for this season
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