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World Record Stargazing Event – Friday 21st August 6.00 – 9.00pm

Noeleen Lowndes - August 8, 2015

  ~ You are invited to be part of this wonderful event for Science Week ~ The Southern Astronomical Society supports ‘Science Week’ with a World Record Stargazing Attempt being organized by The Hon Karen Andrews MP the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Industry & Science Federal Member for McPherson. The All Saints Anglican […]

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~ SAS member Dylan O’Donnell images on APOD and ESA websites ~

Noeleen Lowndes - August 8, 2015

Dylan’s awesome image of the ISS traversing across the lunar surface has been presented on the NASA ‘Astronomy Picture of the Day’ website for the 31st July 2015. http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap150731.html   Dylan’s text me to say that Commander Scott Kelly just shared his APOD picture from space! With the “Here I am!” How cool was that! Congratulations […]

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~ The New Horizons spacecraft successfully fly-bys Pluto ~

Noeleen Lowndes - August 8, 2015

On the 14th July, the New Horizon spacecraft successfully flew by Pluto at and incredibly close distance of only 1,250 kilometres and showed us what an amazingly complex world Pluto really is. Those first real images of a reddish coloured planet with a huge icy area in the shape of a heart were just breathtaking…we […]

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Open PHD Guiding – New Website

Dylan O'Donnell - July 29, 2015

If you are an astrophotographer doing deep space work, you probably know what PHD guiding is. I’m pleased to share the newly designed website, with the new PHD Guiding logo! You’ll find the latest releases and full documentation / help here. I’m pleased to be a small contributor to this excellent software as their designer […]

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