Welcome to the Astronomical Society of South Australia

The Astronomical Society of South Australia is the only representative body for amateur astronomy in the state of South Australia. Founded in 1892 and with around 600 members, it is the oldest and one of the largest organisations of its kind in Australia.


Our monthly meetings, which usually feature a guest speaker, are free, open to the public and visitors are most welcome to attend.


Webinar - The Solar System Astronomy Education

Wednesday, 6 May 2020 7:00 PM

In this webinar, we will take a look at the formation and evolution of the Solar System from a cold molecular cloud of dust and gas through to its ultimate end. We will discuss some common terminology and takes a peek at solar systems beyond our own.

Public Star Nights

Experience the night sky through our telescopes at public viewing nights.

Saturday 2 May

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Latest Issue

Inside The Bulletin

Each month the Society publishes The Bulletin - a 16 to 20 page newsletter for members, containing information on astronomical news and events.

This month's issue includes:

  • Finding the Way by David Basey
  • David Shearers Telescope by Bryan Homann
  • Observatories in Odd Places No. 12 by Les Laub
  • 3D printers: How do they work and what can they can be used for by Jamie Presser
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Membership

Membership is open to people of all ages and professions— the only pre-requisite is an interest in astronomy. It does not matter how much you know about astronomy or any other science. The Society has something for you.Our members come from all walks of life. What they share is the enjoyment the night sky has to offer.

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