Wycombe Astronomical Society
Upcoming Practical Evenings
Held at Woodrow High House, Amersham
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Welcome to Wycombe Astronomical Society
Wycombe Astronomical Society is a friendly and active society bringing the wonders of astronomy to all who live in South Buckinghamshire.
We have around 80 members of all ages and levels of astronomical knowledge from beginners through to advanced amateurs, and a lively observing community. We have our own observatory permanently located at Woodrow High House near Amersham in Buckinghamshire and regularly get together to observe during the observing season.
There is a busy calendar with monthly lectures and practical meetings. Guest speakers provide us with informative lectures on the third Wednesday of each month (held at Holmer Green Senior School) and on the first Thursday of each month we meet at the Frankie Vaughan studio (at Woodrow High House) to discuss the practical side of astronomy (or, if the weather is clear, we get outside observing). As well as this we have society trips and group get-togethers throughout the year including our annual barbeque in August to coincide with the Perseid meteor shower.
Our website offers a wealth of information about the Society and astronomy. We hope you enjoy this website and what our society has to offer. If you would like to know more please feel free to contact us.
The Society Mug - click here for details NEW
The Aurora in Finland - 2012 visit
Visit to Cavendish Laboratory -click here
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The Northern Lights at Nellim -
Visit to Finland 2013 -click here
Tring Astronomy Centre - local stockists of Celestron. Baader Planetarium etc. Click on logo for website
Using Registax 6 -see links page for downloadable files
Stuart Clark - A Day without Yesterday - see latest news
For sale - Meade LX90 8" Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope + wedge, accessories and hard
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Thursday December 5th
Coping with dew, light pollution, seeing and picking observing sites and keeping warm
Wednesday December 11th
Thursday January 2nd
What do I do with this scope I had for Christmas
Wednesday January 16th
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