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Welcome to the LAS website.

Loughton Astronomical Society is the home of astronomy in West Essex. We meet on Thursday evenings between 8:00 and 10:00 p.m. in the Scout Hall, off Loughton Lane, Theydon Bois. Visitors are always welcome, no need to call just turn up. Click the "Find us" tab above for travel details.

We welcome all levels of experience. If you are serious, curious, want to learn or just fill an evening then come along. Try one of our observing evenings and look through the telescopes. Sorry we cannot guarantee the weather.

For our younger observers (6-14 years) we have a junior section that meets monthly (except April and August). Click the "Astrokyds" tab above for full details. Please bring a responsible adult.

Meanwhile, why not browse our website, check out our Gallery page or play with the star charts and orreries (blue buttons left).

Astro-Events Coming Up

10 Jan 2020
19:10 UTC  
Partial lunar eclipse - imaging experiment.

Next 3 Thursday Evening Meetings

21 Nov 2019
   
Richard Deighton  –  Martin Ryle - Radio Astronomer
28 Nov 2019
   
Public Stargazing  –  Open Observing. Alternative programme if cloudy
05 Dec 2019
   
Ken Harrison  –  The 2019 Christmas Quiz, raffle and buffet dinner
* Outside Speaker

Other Programme Events Coming Up

 
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