Members Articles

A compendium of articles written by MAS members 2008-2020.

Alexander Massey

Selecting A Site For Astronomy Purposes

Bob Bee – Armchair Astronomy Series

Armchair Astronomy No.1 – Introduction

Armchair Astronomy No.2 – Constellations

Armchair Astronomy No.3 – The Drama of the Solar System

Armchair Astronomy No.4 – The Size of Space

Armchair Astronomy No.5 – Nebulae, Galaxies and Clusters

Armchair Astronomy No.6 – Weird Objects in the Sky

Armchair Astronomy No.7 – Come to the Dark Side

Armchair Astronomy No.8 – The Literature of Comets

Bob Bee – General Series

Are You Calling Me Dense?

100 Years of Cosmology

Down the Rabbit Hole

Inside the Large Hadron Collider

Measuring the Distances to the Stars and Beyond

Messier Star Hopping

Some Calculations for the M87 Black Hole

Using Greek Mythology to Find the Constellations

Bob Bee – Solar System Series

Earth

Jupiter

Mars

Mercury

Neptune

Saturn

The Moon

The Solar System

The Sun 

The Transits of Venus

Uranus

Bob Bee – Stars Above Macarthur Series


Published in the Macarthur Advertiser

The Stars Above Macarthur – September 2012

It’s a Big Place, Space – September 2012

Time Travellers in the Sky – October 2012

The Colours of Stars – November 2012

A Star in the East – December 2012

The Seven Sisters – January 2013

The Heavenly Twins – February 2013

How Far Little Star_ – March 2013

Saturn on Show – May 2013

Seeking the Cross – June 2013

Bob Bee – “Heaven’s Above”

Published in the Macarthur Chronicle

Heavens Above – A Chronicle – 00 Introduction

Heavens Above – A Chronicle – 01 All Year – Part 1

Heavens Above – A Chronicle – 02 All Year – Part 2

Heavens Above – A Chronicle – 03 All Year – Part 3

Heavens Above – A Chronicle – 04 – November Nights

Heavens Above – A Chronicle – 05 – December Nights

Heavens Above – A Chronicle – 06 – January Nights

Heavens Above – A Chronicle – 07 – February Nights

Heavens Above – A Chronicle – 08 – March Nights

Heavens Above – A Chronicle – 09 – April Nights

Heavens Above – A Chronicle – 10 – May Nights

Heavens Above – A Chronicle – 11 – June Nights

Heavens Above – A Chronicle – 12 – July Nights

Heavens Above – A Chronicle – 13 – August Nights

Heavens Above – A Chronicle – 14 – September Nights

Heavens Above – A Chronicle – 15 – October Nights

Bob Bee – Fiction Stories

We-Come-In-Peace

Van-Danikens-Dreamtime-vs-Doris-Duncastle

Toll-A-Password-Sequel

Titan-Tony-Skates-on-Blue-Ice-A-Young-Adults-Novella

Three-Wishes-For-Tomorrow

The-Zephyr-Blows-In

The-Uninvited-Guest

The-Slogger-from-Vega-Three

The-Man-With-X-Ray-Eyes

The-Man-Who-Counted

The-Hope-Games

The-Colour-of-Time

StarWriter

Starry-Eyes

Some-Astronomical-and-Cosmological-Poems

Santa-Is-Coming-To-Town

Relatives-and-Relativity

Quo-Vadis-Voyager

Puddings-Arent-Logical-Mr-Spock

Pour-Oh-Pour-The-Pirate-Sherry

Password

One-Green-Bottle-Standing-on-a-Wall

Moon-Charlies-Christmas-Surprise

Moon-Charlie-Shoots-For-Goal-Junior-Novel-Sampler

Moon-Charlie-and-the-Zac-Attack-A-Junior-Novel-Sampler

Kelvin-Kepler-and-the-Second-Third-Planet-Sampler-of-Young-Adult-Novel

Its-In-The-Book

Gravity-Keeps-Falling-On-My-Head

Genesis

Earths-Secret-Weapon

Coincidences

Ares-For-Christmas

All-His-Christmases

Hop-and-a-Leap

A-Happy-Thousand-Turns

A-Cretaceous-Conundrum

Larry Luna’s Holiday – A Children’s Illustrated Story

Moon Charlie and the Dust Shark

Steven’s Big Discovery – Childrens’ Illustrated Story

Brendon Waterhouse

Earthrise (24th December 1968)

Chris Malikoff

About Telescopes

Choosing a Telescope

Telescopes Compared

Smart Telescopes

Other Essentials

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Geoff Young

CG5 Mount Setup

The 10 +2 Commandments of Amateur Astronomy

You know you’re an Astroholic when…

James Scott

In The Black

Ragbir Bhathal

Ragbir Bhathal – Our Place Under the Southern Cross

Roger Powell

Guidelines For Writing And Posting Articles To The MAS Website

Robert Bee Obituary

Tony Law

Remembering Bobbie Vaile

Trevor Rhodes

A Haiku

A Limerick

Stargard

Unattributed

Be an informed buyer

Seeing Double – Circinus

The Bortle Dark-Sky Scale

Ursula Bratz

New Nasa-Rover to bring oxygen to Mars