The NACAA convention has been held across Australia since 1967, and has become a significant national forum at which amateur astronomers can exchange experiences, stay abreast of the latest trends, foster co-operative activities between individuals, societies and the professional sphere, and network amongst their peers throughout Australia and beyond.
The Astronomy Society of Australia, the peak organisation for professional astronomers in Australia, is calling for nominations for the 2016 Berenice and Arthur Page Medal. Full details on the Medal and the nomination process can be found here. Note that the deadline is 2015/11/30.
Professor Fred Watson, AM, distinguished astronomer, musician, and patron of SASI, will be the dinner speaker at NACAA XXVII. This promises to be a great evening!
The 10th Trans-Tasman Symposium on Occultations will be held in conjunction with NACAA again in 2016. The symposium will start in the afternoon of Sunday March 27, and continue on Monday March 28. Stay tuned for further announcements.
We are happy to announce that the 4th Variable Stars South Symposium will be held prior to NACAA XXVII on Friday March 25 2016. Full details will be provided in due course.