Coming Up At MAS:
Event & Location
|21st Jun||Fri||"Into The Night"
|Public event. Oxford Road, between Ingleburn and Macquarie Roads. Volunteers with telescopes please!||5-9pm|
At The Oaks
|Members Private Observing||SS 4.54 pm
MR 9.20 pm
|28th-29th Jun||Fri-Sat||The Forest
At Belanglo Forest
|New Moon Weekend
Members Private Observing
|11th July||Thu||Camden Council
Public Outreach Event at Camden Library event.
|An Evening under the Stars.
Oran Park Town Park, across the road from the Library at 72 Central Ave., Oran Park. Volunteers with telescopes please!
|Setup 3.00 pm|
|13th Jul||Sat||Campbelltown Council
Public Outreach Event
|15th Jul||Mon||Macarthur Astronomy Forum
at Western Sydney University
|Guest Speaker: Robert Brand||7.15 pm for a 7.30 pm start|
|17th July||Wed||Intergalactic Space Trivia Night
at Campbelltown City Library
|See calendar for details.||5.30PM - 8.00PM|
|20th Jul||Sat||Stargazing and Photo Exhibition
at Casula Power House
|Public Outreach Event. See calendar for details.
Volunteers with telescopes please!
|3.00 pm -
|21st Jul||Sun||Special Event
at Western Sydney University
|Apollo 11 to STEM and The Next Giant Leap
Details > Here < Bookings > Here <
at The Oaks
|Members Private Observing||SS 5.12 pm
MR 2.43 am
Macarthur Astronomy Forum
Space Activist & Entrepreneur
Monday 15th July
7.15 pm for a 7.30 pm start.
Venue: Lecture Theatre 30, Building 30, Goldsmith Avenue, Western Sydney University, Campbelltown. Admission is free - your gold coin donation in our black box would be appreciated.
Apollo 11 to STEM and The Next Giant Leap
Sunday 21 July 2019 commencing at 8:00am
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
See location map > HERE <
Message from Webmaster
Congratulations to the members of the Management Committee for 2019-20, elected at the AGM as follows:
President: Allan Hobbs
Vice-President: John Rombi
Secretary: Barry Moore
Treasurer: Andy Milton
Committee Position: Henry Swierk
Committee Position: Phillip Kidd
Committee Position: Greg Bradford
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The Guinness World Record for the most people stargazing at multiple venues at the same time is now Australia with 7,960 participants on 21st August 2015. This was organised by ANU across 37 locations in Australia, of which we at MAS were one.