Astronomy Events

Earth Conservation x Space Exploration - Tue 15th Aug 2023

What’s more important: Earth’s conservation or space exploration?

It’s a tough question, and in this interactive event, you choose whether you explore the physics of life and energy on Earth or in space, or both!

If exploring the Earth, you can learn about renewable energy and the physics that connects us to the cosmos, or, if space is more your thing, you can learn about cool (literally) space technology and imagine a future where the stars are within your reach. There will also be telescopes and a planetarium for those wanting to immerse themselves deeper into the Universe.

The event will run from 7:30pm – 9 pm, and guests are invited to come and go as they please. We require registration so that all guests can be catered for.

More information on the experiences, getting to UNSW and parking will be sent to guests a few days out from the event. Full details here:

This event is proudly hosted by the School of Physics, in partnership with the Faculty of Science. Members of the BINTEL team will also be attending.

Latest Event - Introduction to Practical Astronomy Course

Start date: Wed 7th Aug 2024    

The annual Introduction to Practical Astronomy Course  run the Sutherland Astronomical Society (SASI) is on!

Wed 7 Aug Getting Acquainted with the Night Sky
Wed 14 Aug Constellations from the Southern Hemisphere
Wed 21 Aug Setting up Telescopes & Understanding Optics
Wed 28 Aug The Solar System
Wed 4 Sep Stars
Wed 11 Sep Deep Sky Objects
Wed 18 Sep Intro to the Big Bang Theory
Wed 25 Sep New Developments in Astronomy & Space, Basic concepts for beginners in Astro-Photography)

Sessions are held at the Green Point Observatory in Oyster Bay, south of Sydney.

Recommended: Additional Saturday evenings dark-sky observing during the course, with mentor volunteers.

You will need to book – full details here

 

Coming Up - Great Sydney Total Solar Eclipse 2028

Start date: Sat 22nd Jul 2028    

Taken in Carbondale IL, USA during the Total Solar Eclipse of 2017
Canon 5D MK3 with Sigma 150-600mm lens and Baader AstroFilm solar filter.

Ok so this might be a little premature 4 years out from the event, but hey – why not get the hype machine rolling early right? There’s a lot of time to prepare and practice or at the very least, scratch a few days off your future calendar to come join us and the rest of Sydney for a total solar eclipse with a “greatest duration” of totality that passes right over the Bintel store in Glebe! Almost 4 glorious minutes of darkness await during totality. To check the map for your predicted time and proximity to totality check NASA’s website here.

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