August Monthly Showcase winner

19 09 2019

Hi everyone,

Congratulations to Kym Haines who won the August monthly showcase with a beautiful image of the Trifid Nebula. Excellent entries were also received from Jean-Luc Gaubicher, with a smartphone shot of the Moon and Saturn side by side, and from John Sandoval with a star trails video.

The September Monthly Showcase is still open; please send your entries to me at Remember, the entries can be anything astronomy-related and more than 10km up.



Trifid Nebula – Kym Haines, August 2019

ADSA & The Stars At Noon

18 09 2019


As mentioned in last Tuesday meeting, if you want to support the Australasian Dark Sky Alliance, got to their website

Also, for those culturally inclined, if you were interested in a theatre production about the women who trained for the American space program (i.e. the Mercury 13), you can find out more at

David Wallace

Solar Observing Sunday 15th September is OFF

14 09 2019

Hi All,

The weather is looking Bad for Sunday 15th September, so Solar viewing is OFF.
There is predicted to be heavy cloud cover.

Phil Angilley
Observing Officer NSAS

89 Ryan Place
Beacon Hill
02 9939 7319
0448 120 178

Reflections – Sept 2019

12 09 2019

A new issue of the club’s magazine “Reflections” is available. Click Here.

It contains photos and articles on Eta Carinae and the Moon (both Objects Of The Month). Also information about Calyx and LIGO. Thanks to all for the effort in making this happen.

Dave W.