Mercury,Venus, Jupiter, Saturn and Mars
These 5 planets are visible in the evenings from July 14th – July 21st at 6.30pm.
Tuesday, Thursday Saturday, open from 1.30pm casual visitors welcome.
1.30pm Observatory and 3rd Rock Cafe open.
1.30pm Camera Obscura
1.45.00- 2.00pm Tour of the Telescopes
2.00pm – 2.30pm Safe Solar Observation if fine and Radio Telescope or virtual sky if cloudy – Our Sun presentation
2.30 -3.30pm Children’s activities, make an asteroid and Earth to take home.
3.30 – 4.00pm 3D Movie about asteroids and looking at the Busy Solar system
4.00 -5.00pm Mars 3D Movie – Close approach This year Mars will come close to the Earth, as it does every 15 years, find out more about our close neighbour with NASA program. Mars Credit: Courtesy NASA/JPL-Caltech
5:30pm – Looking for the Planets,
and Viewing at the telescopes.
If it is cloudy we will have a virtual sky tour and tour of the observatory.
Concession: $18 (Senior/Pensioner Card holders only)
Student/Child: $12 (under 18 years only)
Family 4 (2 adults + 2 children): $60
Family 5 (2 adults + 3 children): $65
Bookings days and times on TRYBOOKING
Last Planets High 5 Event 2016