Welcome to the Astronomical Society of Victoria

 

The Society is based in Melbourne, Australia and includes city and country members, as well some in other states and overseas. It attracts people with a wide range of astronomical interests, ages, abilities and experience. Originally founded in 1922, it is the largest such organisation in the southern hemisphere.

Membership is open to all with an interest in astronomy.

Great Melbourne Telescope Restoration Project

The latest GMT newletter is now available for download:

http://asv.org.au/greatmelbournetelescope.php

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30 August 2014

LMDSS Field Trip (Members' only),

6.00pm 30 August 2014 - 6.00am 31 August 2014
LMDSS Field Trip (Members' only)
Location: LMDSS
Remember to obtain gate/clubroom codes


31 August 2014

ASV Library (Members Only), Observatory Gate, Birdwood Ave., Melbourne

2.00pm - 4.00pm
ASV Library (Members Only)
The Library is now in the old Government Astronomers’ Office which is in the north west corner of the main building at Melbourne Observatory.
There are currently a large number of books and magazines, surplus to the Library’s needs, for sale. The sale is on-going whenever the Library is open.


31 August 2014

Historical Section meeting,

2.00pm - 5.00pm
Historical Section meeting
Location: ASV Lodge


31 August 2014

Solar Section meeting - Solar observation on the Internet, Observatory Gate, Birdwood Ave, Melbourne

2.00pm - 4.00pm
Solar Section meeting
Topic: Solar observation on the Internet
Location: GMT House
For more information contact: Russ Cockman, Section Director


1 September 2014

Computing Section,

8.00pm - 10.00pm
Computing Section meeting
For further information contact Section Director: Craig Boyd
Location: ASV Lodge


5 September 2014

Club Section,

8.00pm - 11.00pm
Club Section meetings are informal and take place on the first and last Friday of the month (public holidays excepted) between 8:00 – 11:00pm at ASV Lodge

10 September 2014

Library (Members Only), Observatory Gate, Birdswood Ave, Melbourne

7.00pm - 7.50pm
ASV Library (Members Only)
The Library is open from 6.00 to 7.45pm, prior to the Monthly Meeting.
The Library is also open after the Monthly Meeting from about 10.00 to 10.45pm.
The Library is now in the old Government Astronomers’ Office which is in the north west corner of the main building at Melbourne Observatory.
There are currently a large number of books and magazines, surplus to the Library’s needs, for sale. The sale is on-going whenever the Library is open.

For further information contact Barry Cleland


10 September 2014

ASV Monthly meeting, Mueller Auditorium, National Herbarium, Birdwood Ave., Melbourne

8.00pm - 10.00pm
Topic: To Be Advised
Speaker: Philipp Simon, Memorial Lecture and ASSA Exchange Lecture speaker, Astronomical Society of South Australia

All are welcome. There is no cost and supper is provided. Looking forward to seeing you there.


12 September 2014

Members' Night, GMT House, Observatory Gate, Birdwood Ave., Melbourne

6.00pm - 7.00pm
Members' Night

12 September 2014

Junior Section,

7.00pm - 9.00pm
Junior Section meeting
For further information contact Section Director: Chris Rudge
7:00pm - 9:00pm (EST)
7:30pm - 9:30pm (DST)
Location: ASV Lodge


12 September 2014

Library (Members Only), Observatory Gate, Birdwood Ave., Melbourne

7.00pm - 7.50pm
Library (Members Only)
Prior to the Members' Night meeting from 7.00 to 7:50pm.
The Library is now in the old Government Astronomers' Office which is in the north west corner of the main building at Melbourne Observatory.
There are currently a large number of books and magazines, surplus to the Library's needs, for sale. The sale is on-going whenever the Library is open.
For further information contact Barry Cleland.


13 September 2014

LMDSS Field Trip (Members Only),

6.00pm 13 September 2014 - 6.00am 14 September 2014
LMDSS Field Trip (Members Only)
Location: LMDSS
Please remember to obtain the gate/clubroom codes from the ASV website