Last updated 6 December 2023
Next meeting 9 January 2024 (NOTE it's the 2nd Tuesday)
Speaker: To be decided
(For future speakers see Meetings Programme below)
Meetings take place in the Robert Hooke Building
Stargazing locations, events and astronomy groups in the UK
Links to local astronomical clubs/societies
OU Fusion - the Open
University Physics and Astronomy Society
FUSION was formed in 2001 by students who recognised the need to create a society for OU students and graduates whose primary interest is in physics & astronomy. We have over 150 members many of whom are studying at various levels of the physical sciences study program. We organise regular events of interest to members, have a regular newsletter, a Facebook group. We welcome current and past students or anyone with a general interest in physics and astronomy.
George Abell Observatory re-opens for visitors of all ages - download booking form
Sky Notes for December 2023
BAA Lunar Section Circular - December 2023
BAA Historical Section Newsletter 27 - Spring 2023
Read about George Abell (after whom our observatory is named) in the BAA Historical Section Newsletter - Autumn 2022
The club now uses groups.io for club messages, and photos. To send a group email send to: firstname.lastname@example.org
OUTREACH OBSERVATORY VISITS (sponsored by Barrie Jones)
The club can host visits to the George Abell Observatory for visitors of all ages. See Contact Us download the booking form there and email it to the Outreach Coordinator to arrange a visit.
Please help Michael with his Space News by sending him anything you find that may be of interest. See Contact Us for his email address.
Meetings of the Open University Astronomy Club are normally held from 7:30pm - 10:00pm on the first Tuesday of every month from September to June at the Robert Hooke Building of the Open University, Milton Keynes. A map showing the location of the Robert Hooke building in the OU campus can be found from the link Where we meet above.
Meetings are open to all (not just OU students and staff) and please do not worry if you are a beginner, our speakers are chosen to be of interest to all, and our members will be only too pleased to help you.
Click on Meetings' Programme above to see a list of speakers.
We are affiliated to the British Astronomical Association so our members may read the BAA Journal, peruse the Handbook and attend meetings at a discounted rate.
Members' images now on:
https://groups.io/g/ouastro if you haven't got an account
please let me know.
if you haven't got an account please let me know.
Astronomy Apps for smartphones
Chair: Vacant (please address all correspondence to the Vice Chairman Peter Hudson)
Vice Chairman: Peter Hudson
Treasurer: David Baines
Secretary: Adrian Rawlings
Outreach coordinator: Sheridan Williams
Webmaster: Sheridan Williams
To contact any of the above click on Contact us.
Club Events Calendar
Web site created and maintained by Sheridan Williams. I need help, so if you are willing and able, please contact me.