Considering the unparalleled views of the southern skies, it is no surprise that over thirty amateur astronomical societies exist in Australia. Groups meetings are held at least once per month and cater for all ages and levels of interest. Most societies own equipment, ranging from portable telescopes to complete observatories. For more information on observatories see the list of observatories and planetaria on this site. For a list of amateur gatherings and star-parties, as well as professional conferences, see the Meetings page on this website. A list can also be found at the Oz Astro and Quasar Publishing websites, which contain resources for amateur astronomers in Australia. Australia Considering the unparalleled views of the southern skies, it is no surprise that over thirty amateur astronomical societies exist in Australia.
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Many people in the amateur astronomy hobby like to share the experience with others. Joining an astronomy club can help make the hobby more enjoyable and rewarding. You can enjoy the support and experience of others while learning more about the hobby. There are literally hundreds of astronomy clubs and organizations around the country and around the world.
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The Delaware Astronomical Society's purpose is to encourage interest in and share our passion for astronomy. We do so throughout the year partly through star parties, a monthly on-line newsletter and having interesting guest speakers from various fields of astronomy at our meetings. These are only a few of our offerings to the members of DAS and the public at large. On this site, you will find our calendars, much more club information, items of interest to amateur astronomers, and lots of other information.
ASWA's biannual star party Astrocamp is coming up very soon. This includes a sausage ASWA's annual star party, Astrocamp, is coming up in two weeks. The constellation Virgo will be prominent in the sky at this time, so Sidereal Times editor Glenn Shuttleworth has written an article with lots of great information about Virgo.