Weymouth Astronomy

Weymouth Astronomy Club

New members are always welcome at Weymouth Astronomy Club regardless of experience. The only pre-requisite required is a keen interest in the night sky. Meetings are held on a monthly basis at Room 5 of St. Aldhelm's Church Centre Spa Road, Weymouth DT3 5EW


Friday 12th June - Zoom Meeting (7:30pm)

Weymouth Astronomy Club is currently delivering its monthly programme online. Our next scheduled meeting will include a talk by James Fradgley titled 'How the eye works: an astronomer’s perspective'.

If you would like to join any of the Club's meetings as a visitor, please contact us.

Friday 10th July - Zoom Meeting (7:30pm)

July's online meeting will include a talk by former member Chris Bowden titled 'The view from here..and there and there!'

Transit of Mercury - 11th November 2019Transit of Mercury

Image of the Transit of Mercury, taken by Simon Edwins at Fordhingbridge with a Canon 450D at prime focus on an Orion ST8 (80mm refractor) and solar film over the objective.

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Simon also compiled a short video clip from all the images that weren't obscured by clouds. This can be downloaded (avi format) via Simon's website website