ESAS and Sir Patrick Moore

We have moved.... has become 

Please bookmark as the new website name for the East Sussex Astronomical Society. We are phasing out the website name and all new communications will come from  


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East Sussex Astronomical Society maintain a Facebook page with Event information. Please refer to ESAS Facebook

Our ESAS Outreach team visit schools and other organisations in and around the south east UK.

We are happy to help with Astronomy. We offer lectures and observing. We pride ourselves to keep the youth of today engaged in the wonderful world of Astronomy.

Our outreach team are also Sussex STEM Ambassadors and have been fully DRB Checked.

Outreach Contact

To request our Outreach Team, please email us at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.




The following are items for sale from our members:


Posted: Nov 2017
Item:  8" F10 LX200R
Price: ***NEW REDUCED PRICE TO £1200**

8" F10 LX200R Optical Design is Advanced Ritchey Creitien, with GPS and Autostar ll Hand Controller.

Comes complete with Meade 8 x 50 finderscope (note eyepiece rubber missing), telrad base only, fitted piggyback camera mount, diagonal, Equatorial Wedge, Original sturdy Tripod, homemade tripod mount on wheels, eyepiece tray, Hartman Mask, Dewshield, complete with original box and User Manual.

Good condition.

Buyer collects.

ref: Facebook details



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Find us

Egerton Park Indoor Bowls Club,
Egerton Road,
Bexhill, East Sussex TN39 3HL


May Meeting:
The Manor Barn,
4 De La Warr Road, Bexhill on Sea, TN40 2JA

(Meetings: first Thursday of each month [excl. Aug] 8-10:pm)



ESAS is a registered charity No. 1110848
HMRC Gift Aid No. XT19893


Contact Address:

East Sussex AS

35 Mount Street
East Sussex
TN33 0EG

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