NSAS – World Record Attempt, Fred Watson confirmed for our first Online Speaker session, Gladys let us back on the field and updates to the NSAS Website

Hi everyone! Thank you to all those who responded to the survey and it was an overwhelming positive response to attend our speakers online given the current covid-19 situation. Consequently I’m very pleased to be able to confirm that Fred Watson will be “with us” on the 16th June at our 7:30pm virtual General Meeting….

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Monthly Showcase – Feb results, March voting

Hi everyone, Congratulations to Greg McCall who had both the best image (as voted by members) and the best article (as voted by the committee) for February. The image was M83 Southern PInwheel Galaxy and the article was an Introduction to Astrophotography. All of ourmembers’ excellent contributions will be published in Reflections magazine. For March,…

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ICRAR Lectures

If any of our members are interested, the International Centre for Radio Astronomy and Research (ICRAR) are conducting livestream lectures on YouTube every Wednesday at 9:30pm Sydney time. Last Wednesday lecture was on “Pluto, the Oddball” from Dr David Gozzard. You can catch this at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xZH4ZNde2O0 Here is the link to their Facebook post: https://www.facebook.com/199692286227/posts/10158277555306228/?d=n…

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NSAS General Meeting for March; special speaker (Cont)

Everyone, With the COVID-19 virus about the committee has discussed the advice from the Australian Dept of Health and based on this we will be proceeding with Fred Watson’s talk on Tuesday night. The Dept of Health advice is to limit organised, non-essential gatherings greater than 500 people and workplaces, schools, universities, shops, supermarkets, public transport…

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