The scope of astronomy is as wide as the Universe itself - and just how wide that is, nobody knows
Roy Worvill BSc, FRAS

Astronomer & Author of Chipping Norton 1914-2003

All welcome!
Coming next

Speaker Robert Lambourne,
Prof. of Educational Physics (OU)
– Faster than light galaxies


All day event from 10:30 am,
at Long Compton and the Rollright Stones

Observing events as weather conditions allow, other observing gatherings are often called at short notice by email, but for members only. How to join
Current topics
A slightly comedic start to the construction of the Giant Magellan Telescope in Chile
  • 26th Jul 2014

    Long Compton and the Rollright Stones from 10:30 am FREE entry (donations welcome). Light refreshments available at the Hall Please click the image below for a more detailed description of the day’s events

  • 21st Jul 2014

    Monday 21st July 2014 – Robert Lambourne – Professor of Educational Physics (Open University) – “Faster than light galaxies” NOTE Location changed to METHODIST CHURCH Chipping Norton – just over the road from the Fox pub. Access to the function … Continue reading

  • 22nd Jun 2014

    Solar Observing at the Red Lion , LONG Compton – 12:30 onwards Saturday 21st & Sunday 22nd – Solar Observing Saturday 21st found us at Long Compton fete for the afternoon. 7 telescopes were trained on the sun with both … Continue reading

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