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

2019 CPRE Star Count

How dark are your skies? Contribute to the CPRE Dark Sky Star Count Survey: https://www.cpre.org.uk/what-we-do/countryside/dark-skies/star-count-2019?utm_medium=email&utm_source=engagingnetworks&utm_campaign=star-count-instructions&utm_content=Star+Count+2019+instructions+email    

2018-19 Season Programme Published

The (almost) complete programme of Society Lectures and observing dates for the 2018-2019 season has now been published. Peruse at your leisure.

Telescopes For Sale

EAS have been donated two homemade telescopes recently that we cannot keep but may be useful to others. Both are homemade (in Polegate) and are unusual designs. So if you know someone or an organisation (like a school or college) that could make use of them please let me know. […]

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 […]