Stars over the Garden - Astronomy Night


Come and enjoy the beautiful Garden under a starry sky! You will learn about Western and Aboriginal views of the night sky.

Dr Luke Barnes, astronomer at Western Sydney University will introduce you to the night sky over Mount Annan and the Macarthur Astronomical Society will bring out their telsecopes so you can experrience the best views.

Our Aboriginal educators from Shared Knowledge will share their dreamtime stories about Australian sky and talk about how the visibility of certain star signs influences their lives.

If the weather permits you will have the opportunity to watch the stars and planets close up through the telescopes.

A glass of wine will round up an amazing night experience.

Venue: Meeting Point is the Bowden Centre Parking is available on the visitor car park.

Age: Adults (children 11+ years of age may also attend if accompanied by an adult, they will also need a ticket)

Dates: Friday 10th May 2019

Times: 5.30pm - 7.30 pm

Price: $29.00 per person / Garden member $ 25.00

No walk-ins. Tickets must be purchased in advance. No refunds unless event is cancelled. Tickets can be shown on mobile devices or printed out.

Special notes: The presentation will take place in the Bowden and afterward we will split you in two groups. One will go to the telescopes and one will listen to the Aboriginal stories. Later those two groups will swap.

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Australian Botanic Garden @ Narellan Rd, Mt Annan NSW 2567




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