Latest Event - Saturn at Opposition

Start date: Wed 10th Jul 2019    

Saturn by Niall MacNeill (Celestron 14″ Edge HD + ZWO174mm)

Saturn is at opposition today which means it’s the ideal time for photographing this planet, with the largest apparent size for Earth based observers.

Coming Up - Partial Lunar Eclipse

Start date: Wed 17th Jul 2019    

Although not quite as dramatic as a full lunar eclipse, the partial eclipse will be visible in the early morning for observers across Australia. Check here for more detailed information closer to the date.

Coming Up - MCAS – One Giant Leap

Start date: Sun 21st Jul 2019    

A celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Man’s First Moonwalk, 21 July 2019.

A major event by Macarthur Astronomical Society and One Giant Leap Australia (OGLA).

OGLA will introduce six NASA/JPL Scientists to discuss many STEM Topics. The Scientists are: Tom Nolan, Shannon

McConnell, Debra Brice, Rachel Zimmerman Brachman, Christine Fuller, Dr. Mike Malaska.

The iconic movie “The Dish” (featuring Parkes Radio Telescope) will be shown.

Members can book now to avoid disappointment!

Western Sydney University, Campbelltown Campus
Building 30, Goldsmith Avenue, CAMPBELLTOWN, NSW 2560

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Upcoming Events

Saturn at Opposition - Wed 10th Jul 2019
Partial Lunar Eclipse - Wed 17th Jul 2019
MCAS – One Giant Leap - Sun 21st Jul 2019
QLD Astrofest – July/August 2019 - Fri 26th Jul 2019
Introduction to Practical Astronomy Course - Wed 31st Jul 2019
Occultation of Saturn - Mon 12th Aug 2019
Occultation of Saturn - Sun 8th Sep 2019
Hunter Valley Star Party (NSAS) - Thu 26th Sep 2019
Great Sydney Total Solar Eclipse 2028 - Sat 22nd Jul 2028

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