Northern Sydney Astronomical Society

Our society is based in the northern suburbs of Sydney (NSW, Australia) and we cater for a number of streams of astronomy-related interests at all levels. Please visit the site regularly to get updated news on our upcoming events and activities.

NSAS Seminar Series

Some of the latest advances in amateur astronomy has been the development and enhancement of strainwave and harmonic devices for the amateur astronomer. They have the ability to support reasonable payloads without weights as well as providing solid platforms capable of astrophotography.
Come along and join us as we hear about this new technology and how it supports people new to Astronomy, as well as experienced astrophotographers who are looking for a lighter, but capable mount. Earl White from Bintel will talk about the technology and market penetration that these and smart telescopes are having.
Members, Guests and visitors are welcome to join us in Regis Hall (Meeting Locations) or on zoom. 
See Events for more details.



Our General Meetings are held each month (except Dec/Jan) and are conducted at Regis Hall (refer to Meeting Locations) and via Zoom Meeting The meetings are open to everybody, i.e. NSAS members and non-members alike. The meetings are on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 7:30pm (AEDST) - For more details including meeting dates, refer to our Events page.



NOW ANNOUNCED! BEGINNERS OPEN QUESTION NIGHT ON ZOOM (BOQ) and BEGINNERS' NIGHT IN THE FIELD (BNF). REGISTER IN Events . We have a curriculum to support beginners who wish to get involved with the practical aspects of astronomy i.e. telescopes etc. It consists of an initial Q&A zoom session to cover the basics of astronomy and telescopes and then a field session to put that into practice. The field session is limited to 10 telescopes so that each person gets the support they need from a NSAS instructor. For more information, and to reserve your booking please refer

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