Astro-Box Southern hemisphere

Author: Philips

Description:4 items in portfolio : color illustrations, maps ; 30 x 33 cm

Contents:Philip’s stargazing with a telescope / Robin Scagell —
Philip’s southern starfinder / John Woodruff —
Philip’s star chart —
Philip’s planisphere.

Australian Astronomer John Tebbut

Author: Ragbir Bhathal

The life and world of the Man on the $100 note. A house hold name in nineteenth-century Australia, today commemorated on the $100 note and has a crater named after him on the moon. This short account of the life and world of Australia’s premier nineteenth-century astronomer tells a fascinating story of a man who began his professional career with rudimentary scientific instruments and ended up by running a ‘one-man Greenwich Observatory of the Southern Hemisphere’.

AstroAtlas

Author: Herald & Bobroff

(This large format book is rare, fragile and not available for loan and field use.)

214 Star Charts for Equinox J2000, covering the whole sky at different scales. Provides detailed information on all objects plotted.  The book provides – six series of charts, drawn at different scales. Three series of charts each cover the whole sky (at different scales). A further three series provide detailed charts of selected regions of the sky; and symbols which conveniently encode considerable information about each object plotted – eliminating the need to access catalogues to ascertain the principal characteristics of objects. (255 pages A3, Published 1994)

Membership

Membership of BAS

As a member you will receive lots of benefits. You will receive our newsletters, have access to a wide selection of library material, and invitations to exclusive social events and astronomy field nights throughout the year. And best of all, you will meet many keen amateur astronomers to share your interest with and to learn from.

Membership Fees

– Full member $30.00
– Full Family membership $36.00
– Concession membership (Student and Pensioner) $18.00

The membership year is 1st January, and renewal is due on 31st December each year.

Membership Application Steps and Payment

How to renew your BAS membership 

Two simple options:

1- Come along to a monthly BAS meeting and pay in cash to our Treasurer, or
2- Pay online through your bank by direct deposit. (Just make sure to insert your name in the payment description box eg, JillSmith) And then send an email to membership@bas.asn.au telling us you have renewed your membership.

Our bank details are:

Account name: Brisbane Astronomical Society Inc
Bank: Bank of Queensland
BSB: 124030
Account Number: 10168155

How to join BAS and make payment as a new member 

Two simple options:

1- Come along to a monthly BAS meeting and pay in cash to our Treasurer, or
2- Pay online through your bank by direct deposit. (Just make sure to insert your name in the payment description box eg, JillSmith) And then send an email to membership@bas.asn.au telling us:
– your name,
– names of any other people covered by your application,
– category of membership you are seeking,
– address and a phone number,
– email address,
– your bank direct transfer payment amount.

Our bank details are:

Account name: Brisbane Astronomical Society Inc
Bank: Bank of Queensland
BSB: 124030
Account Number: 10168155

BAS Management Committee – 2019-20

Election of the BAS Management Committee for 2019/20 was conducted at the Annual General Meeting held on Friday September 13th. The following members were elected to Committee:

Name

Committee Position

Stephanie Williams

President

Doug Edwards

Vice President

Subbarao Sivakumar

Treasurer

Ken Wishaw

Secretary

Kate Galea

General Committee

Bill McConnell

General Committee

Denis Narramore

General Committee

John Pitts

General Committee

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