Outreach

We are able to offer a slide show and talk to schools and other groups in the midlands, A public solar observing event in Walsall Arboretum and special astronomical events (eclipses transits etc) from on top of Barr Beacon, there are usually telescopes and information available to the public

 

Trips and outings

Trips in the past have been to the Royal Observatory Greenwich, The Jodrell Bank Radio Observatory, Knighton Earthguard Observatory and the Science Museum at London.

Most years members visit the European Astrofest at Kensington and the  International Astronomy show at Stoneleigh Park to buy equipment and listen to the speakers

Astrophotography

Astophotography  has moved forward in leaps and bounds since the availability of digital cameras The club has a very active astophotography group, you can follow their progress on their Facebook page Walsall Astrophotographers or come and learn first hand at the club