Amateur Astronomy

Annular Eclipse seen in Portugal, 3rd October, 2005. Credit: Jose Ribeiro

Annular Eclipse seen in Portugal, 3rd October, 2005. Credit: Jose Ribeiro

Amateur Astronomical Societies
The best and easiest way to get an introduction to astronomy is to contact your local friendly astronomical society, who will be more than willing guide you on a tour of the night sky.

Designated Observatories
The Astronomical Society of Australia has been asked by Standards Australia to compile a list of “designated” optical observatories.

Light Pollution
Light pollution is a serious problem for optical astronomy.

 

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