EXPLORE THE NIGHT SKY

Past Event


Join us for a magical evening of stargazing and take in the Crescent Moon, Jupiter, Saturn, Andromeda, Tarantula Nebula and the Silver Coin Galaxy in all their splendour.  

Hosts from Astrotourism WA and Stargazers Club WA will present a spectacular tour of the night skies.  Bring your mobile phone along and learn how to shoot amazing moonscapes through the telescopes.  Mike Whait, experienced astronomy guide will be sharing his knowledge of the night sky.  He has previously worked at the GDC Observatory and is on the committee for Astrofest, Australia's largest astronomy festival.

Laser Tours:  8:00pm   /  8:45pm  /   9:30pm  

This family friendly event will take place at Wongan Hills Airport, Airport Road, Wongan Hills.  Bring your picnic hamper, mosquito repellant, torches and camping chairs for a truly enjoyable experience.   Contact the team at the Wongan Hills Community Resource Centre for further information (08) 9671 2550.

Event Details

Time: 6:30pm - 10:00pm

Venue: Wongan Hills Airstrip, Airport Road, Wongan Hills

Enquiries

Contact: Alana Wigmore

Organisation: Shire of Wongan-Ballidu in partnership with Astrotourism WA

Position: Manager Community Development

Phone: (08) 9671 2550

Email: crc@wongan.wa.gov.au

Event Date(s)

  • Saturday 2nd November 2019

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