Welcome to the Eastbourne Astronomical Society

Welcome to our website. View the programmes for our Lectures and our Public and Society Observing Meetings – and any Special Events. See you all at the next meeting. Good seeing. Registered Charity No. 1105267


Live Astronomy YouTube Channel

As mentioned to members, we have adopted some novel approaches in these challenging times. One new way to keep some kind of connection with EAS members, is with a new YouTube Channel Terry has set up a for his Willingdon Observatory. The idea is to Live Stream some astronomy sessions […]


Coronavirus – Update

Regarding the Coronavirus crisis – as decided by the Committee recently, and to keep in line with Government advice – all forthcoming EAS events this season are to be cancelled. We hope to restart events for the new season, beginning in October.  More news and information in the upcoming and […]


Coronavirus

Apologies but our last event in our current public observing season on Sat 28th Mar on the Western Lawns is cancelled due to the current Covid-19 crisis. This is because of the close proximity of observers during an observing session. We will hopefully restart Public Observing events for the next […]


Lunar X Marks the Spot – David Gates

Lunar X Marks the Spot – David Gates Well actually the Lunar X doesn’t mark any particular spot – just a natural phenomenon of ridges that with the right shadows looks like a big X. Not easy to image because the phase of the Moon has to be just right […]