Newcastle Astronomical Society

Newcastle, NSW
Address: General Purpose Building Room 1 Level 2 University Of Newcastle, Newcastle NSW Australia

Meetings are held on the first Friday each month (except January), at the University of Newcastle, Lecture Theatre GP room 1, 1st floor of Linguistics Building at 7:30pm. Most meetings consist of a general summary of astronomy news, guest speakers or short presentation by members and Astronomy DVD screening depending on the programme for the evening.

Observing nights are held on Saturday nights following their monthly Friday night meeting or the when the new Moon occurs. The NAS has projects such telescope building and mirror grinding, polishing and collimating. Astro-camps and movie nights are held throughout the year. There is also a ‘Side-Walk’ astronomy viewing program where members with telescopes can be found roaming the city of Newcastle.

All are welcome to attend. Address: c/- Dept. Physics, University of Newcastle Callaghan NSW 2308 Fees: Adult $25, Child/Pensioner $15, Family $30

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