BAS is a friendly welcoming society of approximately 60 like
minded people of varying levels of expertise and ages. Our twice monthly regular meetings held South of Basingstoke cover both the practical and theoretical aspects of astronomy.
You don't have to be a member to come along and see what we get up to.

We meet at Cliddesden Primary School, Cliddesden, RG25 2QU.  on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month apart from July and August when there are no scheduled meetings. Doors open at 7pm for a 7:30pm start.

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Star trails above Cliddesden Primary School - our meeting HQ

Next Events

Our next scheduled meeting is December 13th 2018 which is a Main meeting.

Our speaker for this meeting will be Mark Kidger of the European Space Agency on the topic of the New Horizons mission.

New Horizons flew past Pluto in July 2015 and is about to make a flyby of Kuiper Belt object 2014 MU69, on Jan. 1, 2019.

Mark will give us insights on the mission and both these key events.

For our full calendar of meetings and events click here.