Sci Fi Event 2024

  20th January 6.00pm - 10.00pm The Sci-Fi Event is back! Science and Science-Fiction have a had a long and symbiotic relationship. From Asimov, Wells, Banks, Verne to Clarke, Roddenberry and many others, these giants of science-fiction have paved the way for many new inventions that we take for granted these days. Science-Fiction fuels the […]

Humanity’s First Time Around the Moon … And Our Next

Humanity’s First Time Around the Moon … And Our Next with Stephen Slater film producer with credits including Apollo 11   (Almost last minute confirmation!!   Don't miss out.) It has been 55 years since humans first went around the Moon on Apollo 8. Next year, NASA will do it again on Artemis 2. Join Stephen Slater, film producer (with credits including Apollo 11), with this exclusive look into Apollo 8 and one of human's riskiest journeys.  Using unseen archival film clips, Stephen will take us on an out-of-this world multimedia experience. 6.00pm: Optional Dinner 7.00pm: Talk 8.00pm: Optional Supper 8.30: Optional viewing […]

Cosmic Eggstravaganza: A Family Easter Event

Ballarat Observatory 439 Cobden St, Mount Pleasant

Saturday 30th March 2024 2.30pm-4.30pm Hop into some Easter fun at our Cosmic Eggstravaganza: A program of fun awaits:  Easter Egg Activity, Easter Basket Making, Easter-Themed Astronomy talk for children and more. The Third Rock Cafe will be open for a sausage sizzle, tea and coffee, hot chocolates and hot cocoas, and hot cross buns. […]

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