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


Next Meeting Friday 13th December (19:30)

The final meeting of 2019 is scheduled for Friday 13th December where the club will be hosting it's 'Winter Social' where members and guests are invited to bring Food and Drink (including alcohol) to share. Evening will include an informal astronomy related quiz (in teams of 3 or 4) and an observing opportunity if weather permits.

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