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APS2015 fast approaching

The APS2015 conference is now only a few weeks away, and I for one, am eagerly looking forward to it. Jeff Harris the manager of the SciTech Planetarium has put together a really great schedule which you can find here … Continue reading

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Tuesday Night Specials

**Posted on behalf of Jill Jessop for the Stardome Observatory A little over two years ago Stardome added Tuesday Night specials to our line up of shows. These shows are specifically targeted at an adult audience and offer wine or … Continue reading

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A visit to the Great Melbourne Telescope

Last Sunday, a group of the APS members took a brief pre-conference tour of the Great Melbourne Telescope restoration project. The group was met by Dr. Richard Gillespie who gave a fascinating and insightful presentation on the history of the … Continue reading

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Inspiring Conference in Warsaw

*Posted by warikl on behalf of Martin George One of the most worthwhile series of conferences I have attended have been the Communicating Astronomy to the Public conferences run by the International Astronomical Union.  Although have not been to them … Continue reading

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APS 2014 conference – First announcement

The dates for the APS 2014 conference have now been finalized.  The meeting will take place at the Melbourne Planetarium at Scienceworks on the 17th & 18th of February.  Following on from the APS meeting in Brisbane earlier this year, … Continue reading

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APS meeting a success

The APS meeting was quite a success, with around 30 attendees representing almost all of the Australasian planetariums. One particular highlight was seeing all the different ways in which the domes in our region are being used – from serious … Continue reading

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2011 APS AGM

The 2011 APS AGM will be held at the Melbourne Planetarium from May 14-15. If you are interested in attending, or for further information, please contact the APS President Mark Rigby at the Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium. APS members can … Continue reading

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Welcome to the new APS Blog

Welcome to the new APS Blog

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