Astronomy Groups: Surrey

 

Croydon Astronomical Society (CrAS), founded 1956 through the efforts of Mr and Mrs Best John Lytheer, Ken Stocker and Norman Wright following the formation of Junior Astronomical Society (now Society for Popular astronomy).  With a membership of around 100 (2016), meetings are held at the Royal Russell School (CR9 5BX). The society established an observatory, first at Addington then Kenley (present  site – CR8 5EP).

Ewell Astronomical Society (EwAS), Founded 1966.  Member hold monthly meetings (2nd Fri.) at Nonsuch High School for Girls, Ewell Road, Cheam (SM38AB)

Farnham Astronomical Society (FaAS), Founded 1971. Members meet bi-monthly at Aldershot Cricket Club, Guildford Road Aldershot Hants (GU12 4BP) and observe at the Alexander Observatory (10-inch Grubb refractor) on the parade ground at Aldershot Barracks.

Guildford Astronomical Society, (GuiAS) founded 1955 as a branch of the Junior Astronomical Society (now Society for Popular astronomy).  With a membership of around 180 (2016), meetings are held at the University of Surrey, Guildford (GU2 7XH) – see History of the Guilford Astronomical Society.

Walton Astronomy Group (WAG), Founded (?). Members meet informally monthly  at the Princes of Wales public house Escher.

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