Welcome to Worthing Astronomical Society’s Website

You may also wish to visit our Face Book Page

Worthing Astronomical Society was founded in 1965 and is affiliated to the Federation of Astronomical Societies (FAS).

Our aims are to :

  • Promote interest in all aspects of astronomy
  • Encourage observational work
  • Organise regular meetings with invited guest speakers and reports of members’ practical work
  • Provide equipment that members may use to develop theirinterest in astronomy
  • Provide a focal point for astronomical activity inWorthing and the surrounding area
  • Provide a channel of communication with other local,regional and national astronomical societies
  • We would love to see new members at our monthly meetings. If you would like to join us, please see the Membership page.

We meet at 1930-2200hrs on the 3rd Wednesday of each month (except August) at :

Highdown Room at the Emmanuel United Reformed Church off St Michaels Road
West Sussex
BN11 4SD

How to Find Us
We also have our own Observatory, and hold regular observing evenings and star parties. We would love to see you there, please see the Observatory page for details, or contact us for more information.
Our 50 Years Anniversary Booklet can be viewed at WAS 50th Anniversary

Latest Meeting Review September 2017 lecture review by Wendy Knaap (1)