Welcome to Swansea Astronomical Society
All members please note that the meeting venue is changing from October 2018. We will no longer be at Swansea University, but at
Trallwn Community Centre, Bethel Road, Trallwn, Swansea, SA7 9QP. Map here
From Thursday, November 8th, we will have a permanent home at Technium 2 in the SA1 area (Map here)
Swansea Astronomical Society is the oldest astronomical society in Wales - established 13th February 1948.
The aim of the Society has always been "to further the knowledge of and to stimulate public interest in the science of Astronomy, also to promote and conduct research into problems related thereto" and this is as relevant to today's Society as it was in 1948.
The Society meets every second and fourth Thursday of the month, October through to May when speakers, from within or outside the Society, accept the Society's invite to talk on all matters astronomical. These meetings are being held at Trallwn Community Centre in October 2018 and in Technium 2, SA1 from November 2018. See our Member Events page for details of forthcoming events.
The Society has achieved a recent prominence in the field of astrophotography with several members exploiting the relatively recent advances in CCD and CMOS imaging, which have brought professional results within the grasp of the amateur astronomer.
The Swansea Astronomical Society currently has a membership of some 80 members. We are always happy to accept new members! If you are interested in joining the Society - please email us.
If you have any astronomical or administration queries - contact our Secretaries on 01554 753488. See our Contact page for further details.