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


Society Meeting – Sat 2nd July – Change of Speaker

Our planned speaker, Callum Potter of the BAA, has unfortunately had to cancel due to illness. However we have at short notice persuaded our resident professional astronomer, Norman Walker, to present one of his world renowned  “Question and Answer Sessions” as replacement. So if you have ANY astronomy related question […]


Library   Recently updated !

The Library list (Member Information > The Library) has been updated. Contact Derek for any further information.


Great Conjunction

Well, the great conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn on 21st Dec 2020 didn’t go quite to plan – it was cloudy and rainy! However I managed a quick photo the day before (when they were still of course very close) with my Smartphone and telescope. Just a single image so […]


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 […]


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 […]