Join the Ballaarat Astronomical Society and Discover the mysteries of the Cosmos

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Meetings: The Society meets at 7.00pm on 2nd Friday of the following months: February, March, April, May, June, July, August (AGM), September, 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, 20% discount 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).

Coming “Staying In Touch” Members Nights.

19:00 Friday 17th April General Meeting

Online Meeting

Presentation: An update on Comet C/2019 Y4 (ATLAS) , Comet C/2020 F8 (Swan) and Member Project: Adopt a Star reports,  plus exciting new update regarding research about the Centre of our Galaxy.

General Discussions: Have you come across a news item or an astronomical concept you can’t get you head around, bring it for a discussion with members!

Members wishing to join in contact BAS on and an invitation will for you to join in.

Links for Members only – You will require a password.


OBB and Stellar events

OBB September 2019

OBB June 2019

Earlier Issues available in Library

Constitution 2018