Monthly Meetings - 2022:

Meetings are held on the first Friday of every month (January excepted) from 7:30PM in the CSIRO Parkes Observatory Visitors Centre. All are welcome.

Month Guest Speaker/Programme Talk Title and Comments
7th of FebruaryTim AndersonAstrophotography
6th of MarchJohn SarkissianMarking Time - Leap Years
3rd of AprilJohn SarkissianApollo 13 and Parkes
1st of MayAlan DyerSky Scenes from Canada
5th of JuneTBATBA
3rd of JulyAnthony WesleyPlanetary Photography
7th of AugustTBATBA
4th of SeptemberAGMMembers
2nd of OctoberTBATBA
6th of NovemberTBATBA
4th of DecemberTBAChristmas Meeting

Dark Sky Observing Nights - 2022:

The Dark Sky Oberving Nights are held twice every month - the Saturday night's closest to the new Moon and the last-quarter Moon.

Dark Sky Night Location
15th of FebruarySylvania
22nd of February Cookamidgera
21st of MarchSylvania
28th of MarchCookamidgera
18th of AprilSylvania
25th ofAprilCookamidgera
16th of MaySylvania
23rd of MayCookamidgera
13th of JuneSylvania
20th of JuneCookamidgera
11th of JulySylvania
18th of July Cookamidgera
15th of AugustSylvania
22nd of AugustCookamidgera
12th of SeptemberSylvania
19th of SeptemberCookamidgera
10th of OctoberSylvania
17th of OctoberCookamidgera
7th of NovemberSylvania
14th of November Cookamidgera

Lunar Observing Nights - 2022:

The Lunar Observing Nights are held once a month on the Saturday night closest to the first quarter Moon. The meetings begin in the afternoon and include a technical meeting and barbecue for members. The Moon is observed during the day and into the evening.

Lunar Night Location