NSAS Update – Post Covid lockdown observing, Annual General Meeting, NSAS website and app enters testing, NSAS caps, New Beginners Night on Zoom, member subscriptions are due and the James Webb Telescope launch scheduled

Hi everyone, YES !!! With the vaccination rates now getting closer to the magical hurdle gates the Committee has set some rules to help guide our Observing Nights. Our first observing night is soon and will be the 30th October and will be a Members Only night and held at our new Forest Trail Park….

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NSAS – Welcome to Forest Trail Park – our new observing site has a name!, Coonabarabran Star Party, Juno talk and we are back to Zoom!!

Hi everyone I’m delighted to let you know that our new observing site now has a name – Forest Trail Park. The significance of the name is that there is a walking track that goes right past the site called Forest Trail for which Greg McCall recently made a short video of which is in…

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NSAS – We return to Regis Hall, new site update, Star Parties (Yes – Plural !!) and Total Lunar Eclipse

WOW – a bumper month again this month with much going on. Firstly – We return to Regis Hall for our first face-to-face meeting in a while 7:30pm Tuesday 18th May. For those who’ve become addicted to Zoom we will also be “zooming” the meeting which might prove technically challenging but we will see how…

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NSAS – Perseverance, Beginners Night in the Zoom Room, Solar Observing and BBQ at our new Field and Lesa Moore to talk to us about times and clocks!

Hi everyone Well wasn’t that landing of Perseverance quite an amazing thing to watch. It all seemed so routine as it appeared to go like clockwork with no hitches at all. If you missed it here is the full 2.5hour broadcast but you can fast forward to the 1h 30min mark just before it enters…

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NSAS Speaker for February, New Zoom sessions for Beginners, New Members Information Pack and Monthly Showcase inundated

Hi everyone Welcome to 2021 and the start of our General Meeting speaker series. We have a great lineup of speakers for this year covering a range of topics including; Radio astronomy, Space Archeology, the latest research using ASKAP, the Juno mission to Jupiter and quite a number of other interesting topics. We’ve got more…

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