Astronomical Conversations – 40th Anniversary Voyager 1


1st Thursday of the Month

7th September

6.30pm  Voyager 1 was launched Monday, 05 Sept 1977 12:56:00 UTC and Voyager 2 was launched Saturday, 20 Aug 1977 14:29:00 UTC The Technology on board is now very old but these two space explorers have reached major milestones in our understanding of our Solar System.

7.00pm Viewing at the telescopes

Entry Costs   

$12 Adults

$8 Concession

$5 Students

$30 Family of 4

$35 Family of 5

Bookings Essential. Book on Trybooking Information on 03 5332 7526, 0429 199 312 or email Refreshments and nibbles available.


Past Talks

3rd August 6.30pm The Centre of our Milky Way Galaxy – visible and the radio wavelengths

6th July Rosetta Mission

1st June  Saturn Revealed – Cassini’s Odyssey

4th May  The Centre of our Milky Way Galaxy – the quest to understand our very own Black Hole!

6th April linking into the Stargazing Live event on ABC TV Facebook on our big screen.

2nd March 2017  Astronomical Conversations : Supernova 1987A – Three decades ago, a massive stellar explosion sent shockwaves not only through space but also through the astronomical community. SN 1987A was the closest observed supernova to Earth since the invention of the telescope and has become by far the best studied of all time, revolutionising our understanding of the explosive death of massive stars.