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The Mid-Kent Astronomical Society (MKAS)
As Kent's premier Astronomy society, MKAS provides for amateurs and enthusiasts to follow and share in all things Astronomical. A very friendly and helpful group, supporting its members and visitors with stimulating and interesting talks, events, and giving free advice on how to do Astronomy and use equipment.

MKAS has over 100 members of all levels of expertise, and runs an Observatory housing a 14 inch telescope, which one day will be upgraded to a 20 inch research grade telescope that is currently being prepared.

So, if you don't know how to set up your Telescope, come along and be shown at the Telescope Workshops. If you are just starting in Astronomy, come along to a meeting and get free advice on what you need and how you can progress in astronomy. Also, check out The Guide on this website: a resource designed for beginners.

And for the more advanced, why not join in on one of the projects?
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Events
MKAS run many event for its members and for the public.
Everyone is welcome to attend.
See the EVENTS page for details.

Projects
MKAS has a number of projects that members can get involved in.
Click here to read about the MKAS projects...

Have you seen member Rob Lines' latest photos! They are AMAZING!

See Photo Gallery for these photos and others in the Gallery.


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NEXT EVENT:
26th April
Family Space Night 7.30-10pm
Bredhurst Village Hall
Looking for something to keep the kids interested, look no further than space!

An exciting evening of space displays and activities, space talks and telescopes.
Suitable for kids and adults, come and learn about Space, Astronomy, and Rockets.

• Astronomical hands-on displays about Space and our Solar System
• Talks on the Planets and Space
• Scale of the Solar System
• Make an entire Galaxy
• Moon rock and Meteorites - Hold a piece of the Moon!!
• Apollo 11 and rockets
...
MORE DETAILS
The James Irwin Observatory is
Currently Closed
and Due to Reopen

on 3rd May 2019

Check here after 19:30 on the day to get final confirmation before travelling in case clouds prevent us opening.
See EVENTS page for details
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