Plymouth Astronomical Society

Welcome to the website of the Plymouth Astronomical Society!

Here you will find out about our society, including our forthcoming programme of meetings.

If you want to get in touch with us, please visit our Contact us page.  And if you want to become a member, please visit our Join us page.

Clear skies!



 We have a new logo.

Smeaton's Tower on Plymouth Hoe is an

iconic landmark in Plymouth but perhaps

less well-known is that John Smeaton had

a strong interest in astronomy.

 Free Open University Astronomy Courses - How to Survive on Mars (starting 24th October, 2016); Moons (starting 31st October, 2016); Gravity! From the Big Bang to Black Holes (date to be announced); In the Night Sky: Orion (date to be announced).  More information here.

Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2016 - See the winning images here.

Some Beautiful Messier Objects:
  • The Pleiades, M45

  • The Andromeda Galaxy, M31

Smeaton's Tower, Plymouth Image by Gareth Evans

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