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 Solent Amateur Astronomers

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Just north of Southampton, in the quiet village of Toothill, stands one of the finest observatories in Hampshire.  It houses a 14" Meade and numerous smaller telescopes.

Owned and run by Solent Amateur Astronomers, its doors open regularly to the public, when everyone is most welcome - see schedule of open nights.

We also have a comprehensive programme of talks at Oasis Academy, Lordshill to which the public are also invited.
»What's Coming Up
 
»Open Night
Fri 22nd & Sat 23rd Nov 7:30PM

»Next Talk
Oasis Academy 19th November 7:30 P.M. - John Strachan.

Contact the Webmaster at: webmaster@solentastro.org

Tel - 07816 634142

Toothill Observatory
Toothill Observatory

The society's observatory at Toothill, nr Southampton-click photo to enlarge. Photo courtesy of P Jones

Our Aims & Objectives
  • Spread understanding & appreciation of the night sky
  • To provide a centre of active observation, experience and practical guidance
  • To constantly improve our facilities & keep abreast of technological developments

Toothill observatory will be open 11th Nov from 12 noon for the transit of Mercury. 

We will be using telescopes with sun filters so you can safely view this event. 

Remember to dress warmly as we will be outside.