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The ESAS run monthly meetings with guest speakers. We also hold star parties, observing groups, outreach and social events. The up coming meeting speakers are shown to the right/below.

To see the detailed list of talks, click here.....
Prof Michael_Merrifield

Dr Simon Morden

"Space Law"

 

Wednesday

1st June 2022

Doors open 7.30pm

8pm Start

Meeting at the Manor Barn only - no hybrid

Paul Wright

Paul Wright

"Henrietta Leavitt - the Overlooked Pioneer of Distance "

 

Thursday

7th July 2022

Doors open 7.30pm

8pm Start

Meeting at Egerton Park Indoor Bowls Club

Prof Michael_Merrifield

BBQ & Perseid Shower Watch

This event will only be open to current ESAS members and their family or a close friend

 

Hopefully Friday or Saturday

12/13th August 2022

(Date dependant on weather)

Details will be emailed to members nearer the time

 
 

about esas

Our aim is simple, we want people to enjoy astronomy and feel welcome to join in our activities. We meet on the first Thursday of each month (excluding May & August) at Egerton Park Indoor Bowls Club, Egerton Road, Bexhill, East Sussex TN39 3HL.

MEETINGS Doors open 7.30 pm, meetings start at 8 pm and take the form of an ESAS update, the main speaker, break for coffee and then night sky update and / or any further talks.
SOCIAL Each August, in place of our meeting, the Society holds its annual BBQ.
 
OBSERVINGESAS has it own observatory with a 16" telescope which is available for members use. We also have a range of telescopes which members can use..
MEETING ENTRANCE In the current venue we ask for an entry donation (£2 members/£4 non-members) to help cover costs.
 
MEMBERSHIPWe have members of all ages whose abilities range from beginners to seasoned astronomers. Non members are welcome at our meetings and new members will receive a copy of the ESAS magazine, Albedo, and a welcome pack from the Society.
 

what our members are saying

  • Really like the friendly club. It's well run and they get fantastic speakers to attend.
     
    Nigel
     
     
    Excellent speakers on a regular basis and a very well run and well organised society.
     
    Terence
     
     
  • Friendly people, interesting talks, a good evening out – in the warm and dry!”
     
    Robert
     
    An enthusiastic, friendly bunch
     
    Tim
     
  • Socialising, Networking, Assistance, Closeness to like minded people. Meeting with like minded people with who I can share my interests in person Many people in the amateur astronomy hobby like to share the experience with others.  
     
    Brian
     
    The talks always stretch the little grey cells and get my son to put down his phone for a while  
     
    Tamzin
     
  • ESAS meetings are enjoyable and very informative for amateur astronomers. Members swap information with each other to assist with understanding astronomy.
     
    Aileen
     
    Where else can you go to expand your mind on the wonders of the Universe!
     
    Martin
     

 

get in touch and say hello to us!

 

 

Find us

Meetings:
Egerton Park Indoor Bowls Club,
Egerton Road,
Bexhill, East Sussex TN39 3HL

 

May Meeting:
The Manor Barn,
4 De La Warr Road, Bexhill on Sea, TN40 2JA


(Meetings: first Thursday of each month [excl. Aug] 8-10:pm)

 

Charity

ESAS is a registered charity No. 1110848
HMRC Gift Aid No. XT19893

 

Contact Address:

East Sussex AS

35 Mount Street
Battle
East Sussex
TN33 0EG

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