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   Recently updated !

UPDATE – THE EVENT WILL BE HELD AT THE REDOUBT. 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. […]


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 […]