Our current rates:
Full membership: £25 per annum (there is a reduced rate
of £10 for first year membership).
rates: £15 per annum. Apply for all under 17's, over 65's, full-time students
Institutional membership also available (e.g. Schools: 12
students plus one teacher) at special rates.
Being a member of the Leeds Astronomical Society
entitles you to:
Access to a full program of monthly meetings with visiting
take part in visits to observatories and other places of
take part in observing sessions with other members of the
society which are regularly on offer
Access to various magazine and reduction schemes through our
membership to the associations listed at the bottom of the page
a free quarterly 'magazine' called
Instruments available to all members*
Orion 8in Dobsonian telescope
Meade LX90 8in telescope
Various eyepieces (including TeleVue Nagler)
Giant 20x80 binoculars
Solarscope (Educational Version)
*Condition for borrowing - being a full paid member of the society for
at least 1 full year
Books available to all members
1. ASTROFAQS - Questions amateur astronomers frequently ask. - Stephen
2. ASTRONOMY WITH SMALL TELESCOPES Up to 5in.,125mm. - Stephen F.
3. DEEP SKY OBSERVING. The astronomical tourist. -Steven R. Coe.
4. OBSERVING COMETS. - Nick James and Gerald North.
5. OBSERVING VARIABLE STARS. -Gerry A.Good.
6. THE INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION. (The continuing story of.) - Peter
7. USING THE MEADE ETX. 100 Objects you can really see with the mighty
ETX. - Mike Weasner..
How to join:
If you are interested in joining the society, just come along to
a meeting to listen to a talk and meet some of the members. Talk
to our treasurer about joining. You are welcome to come to one
or two meetings before joining.