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 Observer – July 2019

BAS Observer – July 2019

In this edition:
Club Activities
• July–August Events
• End Times for Eta Carinae?
• Apollo 11 Anniversary
• Scenic Rim Star Party Image Gallery
• The ‘Warm’ Glow of Uranus’s Rings
• Interesting Times Indeed
• Titan’s ‘Bathtub Rings’
• Heart Almost Earth (Part Two)
• The Sky in July
• Equipment for Sale
• BAS Information
• NASA’s WFIRST Mission Completes Review

BAS Observer – June 2019

BAS Observer – June 2019

In this edition:
• Club Activities
• June–July Events
• The EHT – a Planet-wide Telescope
• Harding’s Paddock – April
• Warwick Gliding Club – May
• University Funding Interest in Russell Island Observatory
• Shrinking Moon May Be Generating Moonquakes
• Heart Almost Earth (Part One)
• The Sky in June
• Equipment for Sale
• Bas Information
• Pan-STARRS Sky Survey

BAS Observer – April 2019

BAS Observer – April 2019

In this edition:
• Club Activities
• April–May Events
• Polluting the Night Sky . . . with Billboards!
• Dust Lanes
• Brisbane Street Science
• A New Dark-sky Site?
• Why Do We Mourn Our Space Robots?
• Australasian Dark Sky Alliance
• Eighty-three Ancient Quasars Discovered
• The Sky in April
• Equipment for Sale
• BAS Information
• Stunning Image of W40 Star-forming Region

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