*** Our speaker on the 21st of October 2020 is Steve Tonkin - "Two eye are better than one", this will be via zoom, starting 7:30pm ***

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Welcome to B.A.S.

BAS online shop is now open, items include jackets, gloves, hoodies and polo shirts, visit our shop here.

We are a growing and enthusiastic society of 70+ enthusiastic members who share a common passion and curious wonderment for our amazing night skies, we meet online each month, with guest speakers and club members giving talks on various subjects followed by Q&As.

We have a large following on Facebook with over 1200+ page members.

B.A.S. is a friendly society. Some of us are keen observers, some are quite content just to attend our interesting monthly meetings. We accommodate people of all ages and abilities.

We also offer a beginners courses to our members, our first course was well recieved, and we are now taking names for the next one with a closing date of 26th of October 2020. Membership forms can be found in the membership section.

Check our Facebook pages for dates and times, including upto the minute observation sessions. Weather permitting, we hold observation sessions where club members can bring their own telescopes or binoculars or make use of equipment provided by the club. We have access to a good, dark, and secure observing site. Society members come from all walks of life with wide ranging levels of knowledge and experiences and we welcome anyone with a genuine interest in astronomy. Beginners are especially welcome, no experience or telescope necessary! We will assist all members to use their telescopes as effectively as possible.

Images by members of Bridgend Astronomical Society

of comet C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE) July 2020