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Pandemic notice

OASI events are currently a mix of physical meetings and online Zoom conferences. To receive Zoom login details, email the Treasurer via treasurer@oasi.org.uk.


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


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

Details will be published here when finalised.


Mon 26 Jul 2021, 19:30-21:00, Newbourne Village Hall, "Newbourne" meeting: 19:30 meeting opens; 19:45 Sky Notes by Bill Barton, FRAS.

Wed 28 Jul 2021, 20:00, Zoom, Weekly meeting.

Wed 04 Aug 2021, 20:00, Zoom, Weekly meeting.

Wed 04 Aug 2021, 20:00, Zoom, Weekly meeting.

Full events list, with contact details for further information.


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