Southampton Astronomical Society Founded 1924 Our next meeting will be on Thursday, Sept 13th.  This will be our AGM, followed by the John Thompson Memorial Lecture,  “Eise Eisinga - The Planetarium in the Bedroom” delivered by Dr Lilian Hobbs. Beginners Borrow a Telescope Why rush out and buy a telescope when you can take a Society 'scope home with you?  We've a range of 'scopes available for members to hire, starting at 25p per week!  If you submit an observing report it's free - we'll even teach you to use it!!