Sutherland Astronomical Society


Practical Astronomy Course

SASPAC is an introductory course in backyard Astronomy, with activity-based practicals. An immersive Astronomy experience.

The 2024 course is open for registrations. Course commences Wednesday 7 August 2024. Register & Pay on-line


Upcoming Speakers

Click on the speaker's name to see the calendar entry

4 Jul 2024 - Dr Phil Edwards

1 Aug 2024 - Marnie Ogg

5 Sep 2024 - Donna Burton

Group Bookings Promo

Group Bookings

Star Night group bookings are available for visiting Green Point Observatory for the non-daylight savings period from April to September.



Public Open Nights

Public Open Nights in August

Our next Open Nights are on 9 and 10 August 2024!

Look out for announcements on this website and Facebook.


Public Open Nights are on in August!!!

Our annual Public Open Nighst are coming up on Friday 9 and Saturday10 August.

Details here.

SASPAC 2024 tickets now available!

Our SASI Practical Astronomy Course will be commencing Wednesday 7 August 2024. Buy your tickets now for yourself or your friends!

Public Open Night Pictures

Our public open nights on 25-26 August 2023 were a great success with a large number of people enjoying astronomical views through our telescopes.

Check out our open night photo gallery.

Look out for announcements of our next open nights in August 2024.

Junior Session Fun!

The junior sessions held in October 2022 were a lot of fun for all involved.

See the news article here, including the link to the photo gallery.

COVID-19 Update

We are now open with all activities business as ususal. Check our calendar for what's coming up.

Please note that most functions are for members-only unless marked as public, but visitors are welcome on Thursday nights if the observatory is open.


Membership Details

Become a Member!

Join the friendly astronomical society for socialising, practical advice, monthly speaker nights, weekly meetings and more!

ESO Plate 1424 Detail

Sponsorship - Purchase a Photographic Plate

Become a Society Sponsor by purchasing an historic glass plate.


Library Books

SASI's Library

We have a range of books available for perusal and borrowing by members.

A catalogue is available on our library computer at the observatory.