The latest news from Sunderland Astronomical Society

17th June Lecture: How Telescopes are made

For over 400 years now astronomy prospers by the use of it’s most important tool, the telescope. In this lecture  Dr Jurgen Schmoll will show how these wonderful instruments were once made and how they are made today, focusing on research telescopes as well as on amateur equipment where examples of mass production are shown as…

26th January: Beamish Stargazing Event

One of the North Easts largest Museums and largest Astronomical Societies have teamed up give the public a truly unique astronomical event, to Inspire, Educate and Inform the public on the amazing show going on above our heads. Date: Friday 26th January 2018. Times: from 6:30 pm – 9:30pm. Price: £5 Ticket Entry (tickets can be booked and purchased via the…

Membership Subscription Renewals for 2017-2018

September is the start of our new season. SAS Memberships will be due from 1st September 2017 (payable throughout September) for this season 2017/2018. Joining/Renewing helps support your local astronomical society & community. So come on down to the Cygnus Observatory join or renew your SAS membership. The SAS the largest & probably most active astronomical…