2023 Annual Dinner & Awards Night

Announcing the 2023 ASSA Annual Dinner and Awards Night. Please join fellow members, their families and friends for dinner, drinks and the Annual ASSA Awards at 7:00pm Saturday 23 September at the Glenelg Golf Club. All members and friends are invited to attend this annual event to celebrate another successful year of the Astronomical Society of South Australia.

The evening will feature:

  • Video exhibition of imaging work over the past year, including the 80+ amazing images entered in the 2023 ASSA Astrophotography Awards.
  • A three course dinner with a choice of entrees, main courses & desserts followed by coffee & chocolates.
  • Announcement of the winners of the various Astrophotography Awards and the Craig Richardson Memorial Award.
  • Presentation of the annual ASSA awards to acknowledge the outstanding contributions of individuals.
  • Raffles and door prizes.

Cost: $76 per person.

How to Book

Please book now before you forget! Bookings opened on 1st August and close on 8th September, and are essential as places are limited. Tickets can be purchased in one of the following ways:

  • Eventbrite: Book and pay online via Eventbrite, or
  • Bank Transfer: Direct bank transfer ($76 per ticket) from your bank account to the Society's account:
    • Account Name: Astronomical Society of SA
    • BSB: 105-021
    • Account No.: 038406040
    • Reference: Dinner + Your Name 

For more information, contact Lyn Grida on (08) 8391 5377 or email observatories@assa.org.au

The ASSA Awards

Bill Bradfield Astronomy Award: The Society’s most prestigious award is in recognition of members of the Society who have contributed to Astronomy either by astronomical discovery, research or observational astronomy over an extended period of time.

Annual Service Awards: In recognition of members who have made notable contributions to the Society over several years up to and including the current membership year.

Craig Richardson Memorial Award: For images of aurora, foreground scapes and the night sky backgrounds (includes a cash prize donated by the Richardson Family).

Astrophotography Awards: The entries voted best in the following categories will each receive an award: Deep-Sky, Solar System, Nightscape, and Timelapse video. Additional awards will be given to qualifying entries for Junior Astrophotography and the Overall Best Astrophotography Award.

Editor's Award: For best original article published in The Bulletin, as chosen by the Editor.

2022 ASSA Award winners


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Saturday 23 Sep 2023

7:00 PM - 11:30 PM

Glenelg Golf Course - James Melrose Road, Novar Gardens

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