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

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Constitution 2018

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

Online Membership Renewals 2021-2022

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 from 6pm for dinner and the meeting begins at 7pm 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, various discounts 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 Events

VASTROC 2021 will be on the weekend of 1-2 October.8th October AGM

First stop: Register for QR code mandatory entry in Oddie Room or name and contact phone on backup list for the night. Covid spacing is 1 per 4 sqm masks are mandatory.

6pm  Astronomical Conversation Dinner – Book on 0429 199 312 cost $10.

7.00pm AGM if restrictions lifted.

8.000pm Viewing at the telescopes if fine, members can gain training experience on the telescopes.

Covid limit on numbers, Bookings Essential on 0429 199 312.

If conditions change , this information will be updated.


Link to MEMBERS ONLY section

Access code changes on 30th November each year and new code will be sent to financial members only.