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 monthly meetings.

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Chairmans Lego model of the European Extremely Large Telescope

Next Events

Our next event is the Main meeting on Thursday 26th January.

The speaker for this event is
Chris Hooker who is a member of Newbury AS.

Looking at the Moon in a new light!

Chris will be explaining how the technique of observing the polarisation of reflected light from the Moon has enabled him and two colleagues to undertake analysis of Lunar rock types, which has subsequently been published in the prestigious professional journal ICARUS.