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Backyard Observatory Supernova Search (BOSS)

Julie Lancaster - January 4, 2018

BOSS team member, Pat Pearl, discovered his first supernova on 15 December 2017. Congratulations Pat ! Santa Claus must have decided Pat had behaved himself in 2017 and deserved an early present. 🙂 Here’s the link the BOSS website for more details:     http://www.bosssupernova.com/

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~ SAS Lunar Night for InOMN 28th October 2017 ~

Noeleen Lowndes - October 10, 2017

  SAS ‘International Observe the Moon Night’ (InOMN) Saturday the 28th October 2017 from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm  Venue: Woodstock Property at 231 Plunkett Road, Tamborine Calling all Luna-lovers, come along and enjoy an evening looking at our closest celestial neighbour with members from the SAS. This InOMN event is an annual event that […]

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~ Saturn in the Park ~

Noeleen Lowndes - September 19, 2017

  Members from the Southern Astronomical Society invite you and your family to a viewing of the magnificent planet Saturn and the Moon through our large telescopes. Come along to the park for a wonderful night under the stars 🙂 Date: Saturday the 30th September from 6.00 p.m. to 9.30 p.m. Place: Esplanade North Park, […]

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NASA’s Cassini Spacecraft Ends Its Historic Exploration of Saturn

Noeleen Lowndes - September 16, 2017

NASA’s Cassini Spacecraft Ends Its Historic Exploration of Saturn Cassini plunged into Saturn’s atmosphere and disintegrated about 3:31 a.m. PDT (7:31 a.m. EDT) (AEST) 9.55pm on Sept. 15, 2017. A thrilling epoch in the exploration of our solar system came to a close today, as NASA’s Cassini spacecraft made a fateful plunge into the atmosphere of Saturn, ending […]

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