Join the Ballaarat Astronomical Society and Discover the mysteries of the Cosmos
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Memberships can be renewed by Direct Deposit , see details on the Membership Form above or renewed here at:
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 (AGM), September, 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 13th November 7.00pm
The New Horizons Parallax Project- Proxima Centauri and Wolf 359. John Sarkissian and Steve Quirk.
Monthly project: what is the average distance between stars?
Bring along questions and/or items of interest to share.
OBB and Stellar events
Earlier Issues available in Library