Q. What if I don't have a telescope?

A. No problem! We partner with various telescope providers in Brisbane and beyond to provide our members with all the equipment they need on stargazing nights
A. Absolutely! Our helpful members will be delighted to teach you everything you need to know to have an amazing time at UQSA events, we also hold an event at the start of the year to teach members about telescopes.
A. No! There are plenty of great dark-sky locations right here in Brisbane, and you can see some incredible stuff even if there’s some light pollution.
Definitely! We welcome those form our wider community. When signing up through QPAY, skip the section asking for Student ID. Please be aware that some events may be limited to UQ students due to venue restrictions, security concerns and/or due to health and safety reasons.
We welcome all levels of knowledge! From amateurs to enthusiasts to the Neil deGrasse Tyson’s and Carl Sagan’s – everyone is welcome at UQSA!
Though similar-sounding, the two are quite distinct. Astronomy is a branch of science that deals with celestial objects, space and the physical universe as a whole. Astrology is a pseudoscience that studies the movements and positions of celestial objects and relates it to human affairs. Warning: confusing the two may disgruntle your fellow UQSA members!