Astronomical Society of South Australia Inc. (ASSA)

Astronomical Society of South Australia Inc. (ASSA)

Organisation Address
Stockport Observatory, Observatory Rd Stockport, SA 5410
Organisation Phone
08 8338 1231 Technical Information
08 8266 7504 General Enquires
Organisation Phone
0402 079 578 Publicity & Media
Organisation Email
GPO Box 199 Adelaide, SA 5001

Monthly 8pm 1st Wed (except January) at Kerr Grant Lecture Theatre, University of Adelaide
Public astronomy sessions held at 7pm before General Meetings
Observing nights held at the observatories each month for members and for the public at Stockport, The Heights School, Northern Yorke Peninsula and Whyalla

General meetings are open to the public and visitors are welcome to attend
Membership fee
Branch address:
  • Regional branches meet at Tooperang, Whyalla and Northern York Peninsula

The society occupies a number of permanent observatories in South Australia that house large telescopes, and can bring smaller telescopes to schools and groups venues.

  • Promotion of the science of astronomy through regular meetings, viewing nights and use of research-grade facilities for members plus researches on application
  • Workshops, training and camps
  • Private viewing nights at observatories available for schools and groups by arrangement; visits to schools or community groups to hold astronomy education sessions and publincludesic viewings can be organised
  • Library for members books, DVDs and other items
  • Website provides videos of General Meetings for members
Last updated: 14/03/2018
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