GLOBE at Night

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Jan – Dec 2014

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Geminid Meteor Shower Midnight14th December

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Open 10.00pm If the weather looks good, we will have a late viewing for the Geminid Meteor Shower (and other deep sky objects) which peaks after midnight on Friday 14th December. We will also look for Comet P/Wirtanen (46p). Camping is available onsite  BYO everything. Disability Toilet available  and hot drinks included in entry fee….

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School Holidays – Electronic Workshops

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Crazy Cricket above. Do you know someone who is interested in electronics but doesn’t know where to begin? Workshops 1 & 2 are for the absolute beginner who has no prior knowledge, but is eager to learn the fascinating fundamentals of modern electronics.   Date: Wednesday 9th January Workshop 1: 9:30am to 12 noon for…

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International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements

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150th Anniversary on 6th March  The IYPT2019 aims to recognize the importance of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements as one of the most important and influential achievements in modern science reflecting the essence not only of chemistry, but also of physics, biology and other basic sciences disciplines. It also commemorates the v. Throughout 2019,…

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Earth Hour 2019 Dark Skies for All IAU100

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Saturday 30th March open from 8.00pm 8.00pm The Night Sky – Our Heritage  – Preserving our Night Sky for future generations, what Can You do? 8.30 – 9.30pm Earth Hour – Out under the Ballarat night sky we will look at some deep sky objects and look at our heritage of the beautiful night sky,…

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Capturing the Moon – Photographic Exhibition Notice for Entries

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Image Credit: S.Salimpour Entries are now open for acceptance and close at 24:00 hrs AEST on 31st May 2019 for the Capturing the Moon Photographic Exhibition Conditions of Entry Capturing-the-Moon-Registration Photographers of all ages are welcome to put in an entry. The main subject of the image (up to 2MB) must be the Moon and…

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Introduction to Astronomy Camp 2019

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Ever wanted to learn more about the mysteries of the cosmos – where did it all begin? what is light? what is an Astronomical Unit? how do stars form? what are black holes? . Includes one night at a Dark Sky site, more information soon. No prior background in mathematics or physics is required. The…

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