Welcome

This is the home page of the Southport Astronomical Society, and our aims are to inspire people to go out at night and enjoy the wonders of the night sky, and to enlighten them about the nature of the things they see.

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skeezeWhirlpool Galaxy M51 (NGC 5194) Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA) N. Scoville (Caltech)

Our society is a member of the Federation of Astronomical Societies and we are covered by their Public Liability Insurance scheme. We are also a member of the North West Group of Astronomical Societies (NWGAS).

To explore our Website, click any page title of interest and then click the menu titles along the top of each page as appropriate.

1) About us.

2) News and events.

3) 16/17 Programme

4) Introduction to astronomy

5) Astro briefings

6) Joseph Baxendell & his observatory

7) External Group Links

8) Contact us.

                   You can also visit our Facebook page for further information.

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