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 11th June 6.00pm

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.

From 6pm -8pm Bring along something Astronomical to share.

A Zoom link has been sent to Members to join in for the inside part of the evening.

Due to Covid restrictions, we are now back to 1 per 4sgm inside so  numbers are restricted. We can also meet outside at the telescopes to share the night sky, stories and supper beside an open fire.

Covid limit on numbers, Bookings Essential on 0419 103 213.

If conditions change , this information will be updated.


Link to Members only section


OBB and Stellar events

Earlier Issues available in Library

Constitution 2018