Astronomy Events

Occultation of Saturn - Thu 25th Apr 2019

Although low on the horizon, many viewers across Eastern Australia can catch Saturn re-appearing from behind the moon on this day.

More information here and here.

Place Disappears Bright Limb Reappears Dark Limb
Adelaide ACST 22:54
Brisbane AEST 23:20
Canberra AEST 22:33 23:26
Darwin ACST
Hobart AEST 22:49 23:28
Melbourne AEST 23:26
Perth AWST
Rockhampton AEST 23:15
Townsville AEST 23:11
Sydney AEST 23:26

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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