|Solent Amateur Astronomers|
|About us and How to Join||Observatory and Open Nights||Talks Programme||Gallery||Links|
|Who We Are and What we Do
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.
The society's observatory at Toothill, nr Southampton-click photo to enlarge. Photo courtesy of P Jones
|Our Aims & Objectives
In the event of cloudy weather open nights will be cancelled
Remember to dress warmly as we will be outside.
Toothill Obsrvatory will open on Thursday 10th June from 09:30 AM for the partial solar eclipse. First contact will be just after 10AM. We will be using telescopes with sun filters, so you can safely view the event. Please feel free to bring your own suitably filtered equipment. Remember to dress properly as we will be outside. The session will be cancelled if cloudy or rainy.
The monthly talks normally held at Oasis Academy are now taking place via Zoom at the usual time, 7:30 PM on the 3rd Tuesday of each month. Meetings can be attended via e-mailed links.