NSAS BIG UPDATE!! New Site available, Getting ready for Total Lunar Eclipse, and much more !!

Hi everyone. YES!!! 15th MAY !! The new site is now officially coming online and will be used for a number of society observing events in the coming months. At 3pm today, we will be signing the relevant agreement to make the site available to the society for the first year as part of the…

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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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NSAS Guest Speaker for July

Guys, Our virtual (Zoom) guest speaker for this month is Anita Petzler (PhD candidate at Macquarie University’s Dept of Physics and Astronomy) who will give a talk on “Interstellar Medium” (details below). This will be held on Tuesday 21st July at 7:30pm. To register your interest, please click here. As before, we will conduct some…

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NSAS – Fred Watson, New Observing site, New Monthly Showcase format and Help requested

Hi everyone I hope you are all well and are enjoying the little more freedom that we have. This, on top of some great observing nights we had last week, have been great for my astrophotography sessions as I’ve managed to finally break the cobwebs and get out there. The two objects above are both…

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We’re Back !! and Registration details for our Online Speaker program – Fred Watson presents “Fast and loose – the mystery of FRBs”

Hi everyone At last !! I’m very pleased to let you know that the society will re-open our observing site at Terrey Hills from the 13th June for members only. This restriction is due because no sharing of eyepieces can be allowed, and hence only members with their own telescopes will be admitted onto the…

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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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