From the Society and elsewhere


ARIEL and ExoClock talk

18 April 2020|

We had a fantastic online talk from Anastasia Kokori and Angelos Tsiaras last night on the ARIEL space mission and ExoClock projects. What a great way for amateurs to get involved in leading-edge exoplanet research.

Stargazing: look up during lock down

12 April 2020|

Which way does your window look? North, South, East or West? Whatever the way there's something in the sky to marvel at and perhaps now is the opportunity you needed to find out more about the wonders of your universe.

3 April 2020 Meeting Report

4 April 2020|

We had our first proper online talk from Prof. Giles Hammond on Friday about Longitude and Clocks. We had a good crowd on both Zoom and YouTube.

ASE Covid-19 Update

23 March 2020|

A message from the ASE Council on our response to the Covid-19 public health emergency. We would ask that you take time to read it. 

March 2020 meeting report

7 March 2020|

A big thank you to Dr Alan Thomson, Head of Geomagnetism, British Geological Survey for an excellent and engaging talk on Space Weather.

Telescope Help Shop report

6 March 2020|

On 29 January 2020 ten members and 20 guests attended our second Telescope Help Shop. Following on from last year's successful event, we had a waiting list and sufficient interest to run another one.


2 March 2020|

There is now a project everyone can participate in that combines two of our recent talks: GALAXYZOO:LOFAR.

Software for astronomy

13 February 2020|

There are so many pieces of astronomical software available to the amateur these days - often for free. We've added a list of some of them to our Links page.