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Stargazing and Wildlife Adventure

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Thomas Hogg oval

Bannister Street

Narrogin, WA 6312

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It's telescopes and wildlife under the stars in Narrogin

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Please Note: The venue for this event has changed to Thomas Hogg Oval in Narrogin.

It's telescopes and wildlife under the stars in Narrogin. Look through amazing telescopes to see marvellous Mars, Jupiter, Saturn and more. Take a tour of the constellations with Stargazers Club WA. Hear about WA's incredible Square Kilometre Array Telescope and enjoy talks from the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research!

A sausage sizzle will be available from 6pm.

No booking is required for stargazing presentations but accommodation is filling fast, so book early. Local accommodation information is available from the Dryandra Visitor Centre.

Telescope Viewing

Runs for the entire evening (7:30pm to 9:30pm)

Head over to the telescopes at any time during the evening to take a closer look at our Universe and chat with local WA astronomy guides.

Green Laser Pointer Tour of the Constellations

Sessions run at 7:30pm/8:15pm/9:00pm

A spectacular show that points out what constellations are up in the night sky. Tour includes stories of the stars and introductory astronomy. Choose the time that suits you.

Exploring the Hidden Universe

Sessions run at 7:30pm/8:15pm/9:00pm

Did you know WA is a world centre for radio astronomy? Astrophysicists from the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research are revealing the hidden universe using different wavelengths of light. Our researchers will explain the soon-to-be-built SKA (Square Kilometre Array) radio telescope and the what we expect to find with this powerful new instrument. Choose the time that suits you!

This event is supported by the WA Parks Foundation as part of Spring into Parks. The event will go ahead regardless of rain.

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Narrogin, WA 6312

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