BAS Observer – April 2018

BAS Observer – April 2018

In this edition:
• Club Activities
• April–May Events
• Stephen Hawking (1942–2018)
• A Galaxy with Little or No Dark Matter!
• Some March Events
• Looks Can Be Deceiving
• Can You See Quasar 3C 273?
• The Sky in April
• Satellite Saturnalia
• Equipment for Sale
• BAS Information
• Spectacular Image of Isolated Neutron Star

BAS Observer – March 2018

BAS Observer – March 2018

In this edition:
• Club Activities
• Maleny – January & February Observing Evenings
• March–April Events
• Fabulous Image of Omega Centauri
• Teach Yourself Astronomy
• Did Life Begin in Space
• The Sky in March
• Space Rocks Unique
• Equipment for Sale
• BAS Information
• Astrophotography Workshop

BAS Observer – December 2017

BAS Observer – December 2017

In this edition:
• Club Activities
• Student Helps Discover New Planet
• Eighth Planet Discovered in Kepler-90 Star System
• December–January Events
• SkyMapper Creates Best Map Yet of the Southern Sky
• The Sky in December
• A Catastrophic Senryũ
• Equipment for Sale
• Bas Information
• Four Spacecraft Parked at the Space Station

BAS Observer – February 2017

BAS Observer – February 2017

In this edition:

A Farewell . . . and a Welcome
Club Activities
February–March Events
The Sky in February
The Moon from Geostationary Orbit
A Four-planet System in Orbit: Directly Imaged!
Equipment for Sale
Brisbane LED Street Lighting Trials
Discovery of Water on 51 Peg b
BAS Information
Spectacular Close-up of Saturn’s Rings

BAS Observer – January 2017

BAS Observer – January 2017

In this edition:

  • John Glenn 1912–2016
  • Club Activities 
  • BAS 30th Anniversary and Christmas Party 
  • January–February Events 
  • Astronomical Research Grants 
  • Sunshine Coast Observing Site
  • Tycho Brahe – Hven Island
  • Please Don’t Use the ‘S’ Word!
  • Star Charts for January
  • Colliding stars to light up the sky in 2022?
  • Lunar and Planetary Guide for January–February
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