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Autumn School Holiday Program 2023

April 8, 2023 @ 17:00 - April 20, 2023 @ 19:30

Autumn School Holiday Program 8th April – 17th April

 Includes International Dark Sky Week 18th – 23rd April.

           Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday.

2.00pm Thursday 13th April our special guest speaker will be Assoc. Prof. Emma Ryan-Webber Director of the ARC Centre of Excellent for All Sky Astrophysics in 3D (ASTRO 3D) Swinburne University of Technology. Come and meet an astronomer. Learn about the science and find out how you can enter the exciting world of astronomy. For all students; parents welcome as well.

Book online for Assoc Prof. Emma Ryan-Webber talk here TRYBOOKING

5.00-7.30pm Program

  • Looking for something to do in the holidays?
  • The Observatory will run our Nerdy Science Activities through the School holidays.
  • Astronomy activities for children and adults!
  • Learn about different types of telescopes, water rocket launching and more, safe solar observing and the Suns interaction with the Earth.
  • Astronomy Movies.
  • Camera Obscura, what is it and how does it work?
  • Discover Lens and mirrors, how we can change the path of light.
  • Look and learn with historical negatives of bright astronomical objects, what is a negative!
  • Enter our Quiz to win a set of Periodical Table T shirt, Magnets, or Mug.
  • Bring along a picnic to have in our beautiful grounds.
  • Viewing at the telescopes.


Booking Link for 10th-17th April  online at TRYBOOKING

Event Page and Booking Link 18th -23rd April for IDSW Special Events


April 8, 2023 @ 17:00
April 20, 2023 @ 19:30


April 8, 2023 @ 17:00
April 20, 2023 @ 19:30
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