SEQAS provides many free community activities, such as Urban Observers, Dark Sky nights and away camps. Come on in and see the stars, planets, nebulae, and galaxies in the night sky.
We can help you make the right decision when looking to buy a telescope or give you some guidance in using your telescope if you are having problems with handling it. Our members have many years of experience in the field of amateur astronomy and we would love to help you get the most out of this fascinating hobby. :)
Free community star viewing
Become a part of the club!
Let your students see the moon and planets up close through our telescopes.
Get away for a weekend of dark skies and see faint deep sky objects like galaxies, nebulae and more!
Members Xmas Breakup
|Dec. 5, 2020 | 15:30||Join with other members for an end of year get together - enjoy a mid-afternoon meal and drink, followed by an evening of viewing the night skies. More details will be provided closer to the event|
Ordinary General Meeting
|Jan. 19, 2021 | 19:30||First meeting for 2021 - skype and face-to-face. The number of people able to attend a meeting at the library has recently increased to 20 [up from 14], so please advise a member of the committee if you are planning to attend.|
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The Astronomy 2021 Handbook and Calendars are now available - for those who have requested either, they will be available at the next meeting Tuesday 17th November. Cost is $22 for the handbook and $12 for the calendar. Remember, numbers are still capped at 14 by the library so please advise the committee if you are planning to attend.
An observing session is planned for the evening 21st November at the Bracken Ridge Reserve, Barrett St - this will be open to all club members and members of the public with their own equipment or as a guest of a club member. There is to be no sharing of equipment.
Also, the club is planning to have a Christmas breakup and viewing evening 5th December - lookout for more details in the coming weeks.
Face-to-face meetings are back at the library, this month on Tuesday 20th October. Numbers are currently capped at 14 by the library, please advise the committee each month, if you are planning to attend.
In September, the club had a dark sky long weekend at Watts Bridge. The first two nights were so-so, with some viewing curtailed by clouds and hazy atmosphere, but those who hung in for the third night had an excellent observing and imaging session.
There has not been a resumption of public observing nights due to ongoing COVID-19 restrictions.
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