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.
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).
VASTROC 2021 was held on 2nd October.11th February next Meeting
First stop: Register for QR code mandatory entry in Baker Hall, Vaccination Certificate mandatory unless you have a medical exemption, which must be shown. Masks required whilst inside, optional outside.
6pm Astronomical Conversations Dinner $15, Book on 0429 199 312
Viewing at telescopes when dark if clear.
If conditions change , this information will be updated.
Access code changes on 30th November each year and new code will be sent to financial members only.