The Abergavenny Astronomy Society held its inaugural meeting on 8th November 2010 and was officially formed in February 2011. The society holds monthly meetings with guest speakers. Talks have included Impacts from Comets and Asteroids, Stellar Types, Lunar Observing, Radio Astronomy, Multiverse or Universe?, The Celtic Sky, History of Astronomy, Saturn and Her Moons, String Theory, The Herschel and Planck missions, Mars, Joseph Harris (18th c astronomer), X Ray Binaries and Early Modern Comets.
The AAS holds workshops on Telescopes and Observing the Night Sky to help new observers. The society supports the Brecon Beacons Dark Sky Reserve.
All AAS Meetings are open to the public. Regular meetings held on the last Monday of each month at 7:30pm in the The Hen and Chickens, Flannel Street, Abergavenny. See the “Home” or “Meetings” page for details.
New and completely inexperienced members are welcomed warmly. Al one needs to join is an interest to learn more about the night sky.
Annual membership is £10. Members pay £1 per attendance and visitors pay £2.