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

Weymouth Astronomy Club is currently delivering its monthly programme online. Our next scheduled meeting will include a talk by Chris Bowden titled 'The view from here..and there and there!'. Meeting will also include regular features including 'Object of the Month' and 'Sky Notes' for July.

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

Friday 14th August - Zoom Meeting (7:30pm)

August's online meeting will include a talk by Geoff Kirby titled 'Unbelievable Astronomy'. Meeting will also include regular features including 'Object of the Month' and 'Sky Notes' for August.

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