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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

Next 3 Thursday Evening Meetings

20 Feb 2020
   
Alan Marriott  –  History of telescope manufacturers - 1970 to 1990
27 Feb 2020
   
Public Stargazing  –  Open Observing- very slender crescent moon. Alternative if cloudy
05 Mar 2020
   
LAS Members only  –  Annual General Meeting
* Outside Speaker

Other Programme Events Coming Up

29 Feb 2020
18:30 Public Stargazing  –  Join Members of the LAS in an observing session, With warm refreshments.
14 Mar 2020
18:30 Public Stargazing  –  Join Members of the LAS in an observing session, With warm refreshments.
 
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