Observers

We have moved.... 

ESAS.org.uk has become EastSussexAS.org.uk. 

Please bookmark esassussexas.org.uk as the new website name for the East Sussex Astronomical Society. We are phasing out the esas.org.uk website name and all new communications will come from eastsussexas.org.uk.  

Updated 10/03/18 

Historical Events:

  • Wednesday 13th January 2016 at Sussex University with Darren Baskil as part of the BBC Stargazing Live
  • Saturday 16th January 2016 for our event at The White Hart Inn, Netherfield, from 3pm.

 

Bexhill Horse Show May 26th, Polegrove, Bexhill

Bexhill 100, Polegrove, Bexhill
August Bank Holiday Monday 2014


Our ESAS Outreach team are currently visiting schools in and around the south east UK.

We are happy to help with Astronomy we offer lectures, observing and  telescope prizes. We pride ourselves to keep the youth of today engaged in the wonderful world of Astronomy.

Our outreach team are also Sussex STEM Ambassadors for the University of Brighton and fully DBS Checked.
 

Outreach Contact

To request our Outreach Team contact Paul Foster This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Doug Edworthy This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

 

The following are items for sale from our members:

Telescope

Posted: Nov 2017
Item:  8" F10 LX200R
Price: ***NEW REDUCED PRICE TO £1200**
Details:

8" F10 LX200R Optical Design is Advanced Ritchey Creitien, with GPS and Autostar ll Hand Controller.

Comes complete with Meade 8 x 50 finderscope (note eyepiece rubber missing), telrad base only, fitted piggyback camera mount, diagonal, Equatorial Wedge, Original sturdy Tripod, homemade tripod mount on wheels, eyepiece tray, Hartman Mask, Dewshield, complete with original box and User Manual.

Good condition.

Buyer collects.

ref: Facebook details

 

 

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Galaxies ~ Hubble Classification

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find us

May Meeting:
The Manor Barn,
4 De La Warr Road, Bexhill on Sea, TN40 2JA

Other Meetings:
Egerton Park Indoor Bowls Club,
Egerton Road,
Bexhill, East Sussex TN39 3HL

(Meetings: first Thursday of each month [excl. Aug] 8-10:pm)

Charity

ESAS is a registered charity No. 1110848
HMRC Gift Aid No. XT19893