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Geraldton Astrofest

  • GGS Basketball Court 134 George Rd Beresford, WA, 6530 Australia (map)
Geraldton Astrofest 2015_v2

Geraldton Grammar School (GGS), Goodness Festival and the Geraldton Astronomy Group invite you to an evening of awe and wonder, gazing at the stars and learning more about our universe from local gurus and international experts. The mix of activities will suit all ages and there will be a fundraising BBQ.

5:30pm – 6pm Guest speakers in GGS hall

Dr John Morgan (Radioastronomer – Curtin University) and local CSIRO representatives (TBC), speaking about developments with the SKA and the Murchison Radio Observatory,
6:30pm – 9pm Astronomy viewing night on GGS Basketball Court

Geraldton Astronomy Group to lead a tour of the night sky and help people with their telescopes. You can bring your own telescope or the use some provided, and get assistance with to set yours up and locate items of interest in the sky. Dr Morgan will be on hand to help with the viewing night as well.
Throughout the evening

Interactive displays of Stellarium (astronomy software), NASA website and more.
Fundraising BBQ

This event is FREE, however we need RSVPs in order to cater for numbers (food and telescopes!).


Who to contact for enquiries: Phone: (08) 9965 5371