Observing for tonight 9th January is ON

9 01 2016

Despite the cloudy afternoon, Accuweather still predicts a mostly clear sky from early evening. I will open the site around sunset, so make your own decision whether or not to give it a try.
Lawrie Webb.

January 2016 Events

5 01 2016
Happy new year!  Please find the scheduled events for January below.


Night time observing is scheduled for Saturday the 9th.  We will be observing from our site in Terry Hills.

Solar observing is scheduled for this Sunday the 10th (one week later than normal).  If you’re not on the email list for ON/OFF notifications, let me know and I’ll pass on your details to Lawrie.  The solar observing group meets near the observatory at St Ignatius at from 11am to 2pm.

Our observing schedule for 2016 has now been updated on our website here: https://nsas.org.au/observing/.  Thanks go to Phil Angilley for his help in identifying the dates, and to David Wallace for updating the website.

General Meeting

There is no general meeting in January – the next general meeting will be in February.

General Notices

The Sutherland Astronomical Society is hosting the National Australian Convention of Amateur Astronomers in Sydney over the Easter 2016 weekend, March 25-28. The theme of the event is “50 Years of NACAA.”  If you’re interested in attending, details of this event can be found here: http://nacaa.org.au/2016