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The North Essex Astronomical Society welcomes everyone with an interest in astronomy, whatever their level of expertise. From novice to expert, we aim to be a society for all amateur astronomers. Members’ interests range from observing and astrophotography, from telescopes to astrophysics. Our common love is a passion for astronomy. We try to build a greater appreciation of the dark night sky and help people enjoy it.
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Regular meetings with North Essex Astronomical Society

  • North Essex Astronomical Society – Young Astronomers Club

    The second Tuesday of the month from January 2022 to December 2022

    Southview School - Witham, Witham, CM8 2TA

    Young Astronomers Club is the perfect introduction for the budding astronomer! Run by a friendly team of astronomers from North Essex Astronomical Society, you'll learn about the night sky, how to use telescopes and take part in other great fun activities. On clear nights you will be able to look through their telescopes. The club runs on the second Tuesday of each month at Southview School in Witham and is split into two age groups as follows: Primary school age: 7 – 11 years from 6.15 pm to 7.10 pm Secondary school age: 11 – 17 years from 7.15 pm to 8:15 pm Each session costs £4 per child and includes a squash drink. Tea and coffee are available for adults for a small donation. Parents are required to stay and encouraged to join in. If space allows, our coordinator may accommodate children outside the age range. Please get in touch with the Society to ask. Prior booking is essential!
  • North Essex Astronomical Society meeting

    The third Wednesday of the month from August 2022 to August 2024

    Henry Dixon Hall, Witham, CM8 3HR

    Join the friendly members of the North Essex Astronomical Society for this monthly lecture meeting on the third Wednesday of each month. Anyone is welcome, beginner or expert. The lectures are suitable for older children and adults. Younger children are welcome but may find the Society's regular star gazing events at Great Notley Country Park and Abberton Reservoir more interesting! These sessions are also a fantastic way to learn about the Society and their regular members-only club nights at their observatory. Doors open at 19:30 for a 20:00 start; a small fee is payable at the door with under 16's free.

Forthcoming events by North Essex Astronomical Society

Below is a list of events by North Essex Astronomical Society. View on a calendar.

  • North Essex Astronomical Society – Young Astronomers Club

    Tuesday 13th September 2022 from 18:15pm to 20:15pm

    Southview School - Witham, Witham, CM8 2TA

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  • North Essex Astronomical Society meeting

    Wednesday 21st September 2022 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    Henry Dixon Hall, Witham, CM8 3HR

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  • Stargazing at Great Notley Country Park

    Friday 30th September 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:15pm

    Great Notley Country Park, Braintree, CM77 7FS

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  • North Essex Astronomical Society – Young Astronomers Club

    Tuesday 11th October 2022 from 18:15pm to 20:15pm

    Southview School - Witham, Witham, CM8 2TA

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  • North Essex Astronomical Society meeting

    Wednesday 19th October 2022 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    Henry Dixon Hall, Witham, CM8 3HR

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  • Stargazing at Great Notley Country Park

    Friday 21st October 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:15pm

    Great Notley Country Park, Braintree, CM77 7FS

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  • North Essex Astronomical Society – Young Astronomers Club

    Tuesday 8th November 2022 from 18:15pm to 20:15pm

    Southview School - Witham, Witham, CM8 2TA

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  • Stargazing at Great Notley Country Park

    Friday 11th November 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:15pm

    Great Notley Country Park, Braintree, CM77 7FS

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  • North Essex Astronomical Society meeting

    Wednesday 16th November 2022 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    Henry Dixon Hall, Witham, CM8 3HR

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  • Stargazing at Great Notley Country Park

    Friday 9th December 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:15pm

    Great Notley Country Park, Braintree, CM77 7FS

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Event locations used by North Essex Astronomical Society

  • Abberton Reservoir Visitor Centre

    Abberton Reservoir, Colchester, Essex, CO2 0EU

    Public Venue

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  • Great Notley Country Park

    Great Notley, Braintree, Essex, CM77 7FS

    Public Venue

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  • Henry Dixon Hall

    Rivenhall, Witham, Essex, CM8 3HR

    Astronomical Society

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  • Markshall Estate

    Coggleshall, Braintree, Essex, CO6 1TG

    Public Venue

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  • Southview School – Witham

    Conrad Road, Witham, Essex, CM8 2TA

    Public Venue

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  • Tiptree Farm

    Factory Hill, Tiptree, Essex, CO5 0RF, East of England

    Public Venue

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