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


Transit of Mercury – Mon 11th Nov

Well as we cannot see another Transit of Venus for around 100 years (in 2117) … this is the next best thing … albeit smaller! Even these are not that common, the next Transit of Mercury is not until 2032. We should be able to see it, as long as […]


NASA International Observe the Moon Night – Sat 5th Oct 2019

The NASA International Observe the Moon Night occurs on Sat 5th October. As this is the date of our first Lecture Meeting this season we will have a telescope or two set up for people to view the Moon, and Saturn, as it is close to the Moon – assuming […]


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 […]