Join the Ballaarat Astronomical Society and Discover the mysteries of the Cosmos

Download a Member Application

Memberships can be renewed by Direct Deposit , see details on the Membership Form above or renewed here at:

Online Membership Renewals 2020-2021

The current project for BAS is to provide a dedicated astrophotgraphy telescope. Donations can be made here. Members have free access to the telescope when it is completed. Dedicated Astrophotography Telescope.

Meetings: The Society meets at 7.00pm on 2nd Friday of the following months: February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September (AGM), October, November, December (Christmas Breakup not formal meeting).

New Members most welcome to Members Night 2nd Friday of the Month except January. Members enjoy a discount for all programs at the Observatory, a 20% discount in the Science Shop, 20% discount at Observatory Events where there is an entry charge – free if Members are helping for the event, and a 10% discount in the Third Rock Cafe.

Memberships are available at an Individual, Family, Corporate Associate including Business and School Level.  Corporate Associate Business Membership allows for up to 5 Families to visit per year  and Corporate Associate School Membership allows for up to 3 classes to visit per year which is excellent value for school families (about 1/2 price for normal entry for Students in a School Group).

Coming Members Nights.

Friday 12th February 7.00pm

First stop: QR code mandatory entry in Oddie Room and same details on a backup list for the night.

Covid spacing is 1 per 2 sqm with masks mandatory inside unless you do not need to wear one.


Link to Members only section


OBB and Stellar events

Earlier Issues available in Library

Constitution 2018