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.

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Star trails above Cliddesden Primary School - our meeting HQ

Next Events

Our next meeting is on Thursday 23rd November at Cliddesden school which is a 'main' meeting.

Our guest speaker is Dr Diego Altamirano who is a Principal Research fellow from Southampton University. 

His talk - "Black Holes & Neutron Stars - How do Astronomers study them?"

Diego moved from his native Argentina in 2003 to complete his PhD before moving to Southampton in 2013, when he was awarded the Royal Society 'University Research Fellowship'.

We look forward to welcoming both Members and Visitors to what will be a very interesting talk on these astronomical objects. 

For our full calendar of meetings and events click here.