13th January 2005

Sirius Issues 6 has been released. Click here to view it (536kB)

23rd December 2004

The observing log has been updated to include all of our observing from last term.

15th December 2004

Lots of new pictures from the Planetary Society Talk on the 2nd December are online here.

14th December 2004

Lots of new pictures from events over the last term have been included online. The include:

The preliminary schedule of events for spring 2005 has been placed online. More to come soon.

4th December 2004

Site award best website by Nexus, the Institute of Physics' student body!

1st December 2004

The combination of the Eggstravaganza and the teaching support staff has raised £360 for Children in Need!

3rd November 2004

Pictures from the David Hardy talk and the Balti night are online see here.

16th October 2004

Audio Coverage from the Venus transit is now online. These are the radio interviews for BBc WM. See our multimedia section.

25th September 2004

Sirius Issues - Issue 5 is now online here.

6th September 2004

Circinus (astrosoc magazine) from 1992 is now online here. The 1993 freshers magazine is online here.

There is also a range of material online from 1994, 1995 and 1996 added today.

Finally the society was in the society news in Astronomy Now (1990), this article can be found here.

19th August 2004

Astrosoc in Astronomy Now magazine, see here for the clipping.

18th August 2004

The schedule of events for Autumn / Winter 2004 is online here.

31st July 2004

Steve's pictures of the Venus Transit from Egypt are now online.

21st July 2004

BBC Midlands television coverage of our Venus Transit event is online.

20th June 2004

Last weeks quiz was won by Alex, Doug and Katherine with a score of 52. Well done. This was the closest Astrosoc quiz in a long time with second and third both on 51.5.

13th June 2004

Lots of pictures from the Venus transit are now online here.

Sirius Issues No. 4 has been released online here.

9th June 2004

Has been a while since the news page had anything posted to it - sorry.

Everyone can now find pictures of the Venus transit here. Expect media clippings soon.

1st April 2004

Over the last few weeks the site has undergone a series of changes. These changes have included a new sub-menu system and a new look and feel for the News pages as you may see. This is not the end of the changes more to come soon so watch out.

13th March 2004

Pictures from the very successful Annual Dinner are online here.

9th March 2004
Pictures from Steve's talk on exoplanets are online here.
29th February 2004

Pictures are online of the conjunction between Venus and the Moon (last Monday 23/02/2004)

Sirius Issues 3 is online, see multimedia page.

The visit by the 7th Solihull St. Mary's Hobs Moat Brownies went well, for pictures see here.
More images taken using the electronic eyepiece setup, see here.
Last night Astrosoc managed to take digital images of the planets using our electronic eyepiece and a capture card! See here.
15/02/2004 launched!


Old records section launched, eventually you will be able to find out what the Astrosoc of the past did


Pictures from last weeks talk by Prof. Cruise are online, see the Multimedia page.


We managed to go observing on Thursday, for more info see the log.

There have been considerable problems with the Astrosoc forum recently and so this has lead to a total redesign and move. Unfortunately this means that anyone who was already a member will have to re-register and all the old posts have had to be wiped.

To use the new forum go to:

Sorry for the inconvenience.

The menu of the site has had an overhaul and a competitions page has been added.
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