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Pandemic notice

Due to COVID-19, most OASI meetings are currently held via Zoom, open to all members of the Society. To receive login details, please email the Treasurer via treasurer@oasi.org.uk.
 

Welcome

OASI is a society for people interested in astronomy. We are based at Orwell Park Observatory and Newbourne Village Hall, both situated near Ipswich, Suffolk. Members enjoy a wide range of interests in astronomy and include armchair astronomers, casual observers, and dedicated amateurs with specialist skills in visual and photographic observing, constructing telescopes, public education in astronomy and the history of astronomy.

Email for more information: info@oasi.org.uk 

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Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell

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On 28 January 2022, Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell will present a talk to members of OASI.

Details will be published here when finalised.
 

Events

Via Zoom unless noted otherwise.

Wed 16 Jun 2021, 20:00. Weekly meeting.

Wed 23 Jun 2021, 20:00. Weekly meeting.

Fri 25 Jun 2021, 19:50-21:00. 19:50 meeting opens; 20:00 Anglo-Saxon Astronomy, live talk by Martin Lunn, MBE.

Mon 28 Jun 2021, 19:30-21:00. "Newbourne" meeting: 19:30 meeting opens; 19:45 Sky Notes by Bill Barton, FRAS.
NB: This is a physical meeting, at Newbourne Village Hall, not a Zoom meeting.

Full events list, with contact details for further information.

 

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