The Northern Chapter of the Society draws in Members from the Top end of Tasmania.
Members and non-member are welcome from all overthe state as well as visitors from interstate.
Viewing nights are currently being conducted approximately monthly alternating between Merv Milward's
York Creek Observatory at Georgetown and Richard Nale's Property at Legerwood.
As a group, we alsogather on the 1st Tuesday each month at Bruce Nye's Observatory at Riverside for Astronomy discussion nights.
See the Website Events tab for more details.
Generally, all Members of the Public and all ages are welcome to attend viewing and discussion nights with regular attendees being encouraged to become Society Members.
We encourage all ranges of equipment and abilities from naked eye observation and binoculars, observation with Newtonian, refractor and Cassegrain-type telescopes and astrophotography of planetary and deep sky objects using mechanical mounts.
NORTHERN AST CONTACTS:
Geoff Blackman 0438 390 681 firstname.lastname@example.org
Bruce Nye 0437 741 202 email@example.com
Merv Milward 0418 343 519 firstname.lastname@example.org
Katrina Edmunds 0417 911 714 email@example.com
Richard Nale 0414 457 234 firstname.lastname@example.org
The Society's observatory is located within the University of Tasmania’s Radio Observatory site at Mt. Pleasant between Cambridge and Richmond.
The Society’s purpose-built observatories and observing grounds are equipped with nine telescopes: