Welcome!

The Eddington Astronomical Society meets in Kendal, Cumbria in the Kendal Museum.

Meetings bring together astronomers and others who are interested in science and the cosmos, and provides a forum for discussion of matters relating to astronomy. The Society is named in honour of Sir Arthur Stanley Eddington, the famous astrophysicist, who was born in Kendal.

New members are welcome. Please enquire via the contact form. We will get back to you as soon as possible.

Our next event will be on Thursday 6th June

Meeting plus Zoom

Speaker: Members of Eddington Astronomical Society on:

various astronomical subjects

Recent Member’s Images

Credit: Stephen Cohen, Orton, Kendal Friday 10th May 2024. Click to enlarge.

Credit: Stephen Cohen, Orton, Kendal Friday 10th May 2024. Click to enlarge.

Credit: Stephen Cohen, Orton, Kendal Friday 10th May 2024. Click to enlarge.

Credit: Jacob Deane, Kendal Friday 10th May 2024. Click to enlarge.

Credit: Jacob Deane, Kendal Friday 10th May 2024. Click to enlarge.

Credit: Ted Woodburn, Lambrigg wind Farm, Kendal Friday 10th May 2024. Click to enlarge.

Credit: Ted Woodburn, Lambrigg wind Farm, Kendal Friday 10th May 2024. Click to enlarge.

Credit: Stuart Atkinson,Wet Sleddale, Shap Friday 10th May 2024. Click to enlarge.

Credit: Stuart Atkinson,Wet Sleddale, Shap Friday 10th May 2024. Click to enlarge.

Credit: David Poole, Great Urswick, Ulverston Friday 10th May 2024. Click to enlarge.

Credit: David Poole, Great Urswick, Ulverston Friday 10th May 2024. Click to enlarge.

Mike Armstrong, Prizet, Kendal Friday 10th May 2024. Click to enlarge.

Credit Mike Armstrong, Prizet, Kendal Friday 10th May 2024. Click to enlarge.

Southern Milky Way and the Large Magellanic Cloud, – taken 28/2/24 at Coromandel, New Zealand. ISO 1600, exposure 150 seconds, focal length 11mm, f3.5. Canon 750D with a Tokina 11-16mm lens. Credit Ian Bradley. Click to enlarge

Taken 08/03/24 at Whanganui, New Zealand. ISO 1600, exposure 120 seconds, focal length 16mm, f3.5. Canon 750D with a Tokina 11-16mm lens. Credit Ian Bradley. Click to enlarge

M33: the Triangulum Galaxy. Taken over a three-hour exposure. Credit Ian Bradley. Click to enlarge.

The NGC 281 the Pacman Nebula in Cassiopeia. A composite of two images (top and bottom). Credit Ian Bradley. Click to enlarge.

Whether you’re interested in cosmological theories, or just want to know how to find your way around the night sky, EAS is for you. Visitors and new members are welcome regardless of age, experience, or any equipment they might (or might not) own. We host well-known and popular guest speakers. Our own members also give talks and presentations about subjects related to astronomy.

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