IAU 100th Anniversary Dark Skies for All with Krystal Napoli – Astrophysics Student and Kamilaroi Woman

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5.00pm Saturday 8th June

Astrophysics student and Kamilaroi woman Krystal De Napoli returns to Ballarat to join in with our celebrations for the 100th Anniversary of the Astronomical Unions Theme – “Dark Skies for All.”

“I grew up always knowing quite a bit about my culture from my Mum, but I never knew anything about the sciences,” Ms De Napoli said.

“I started trying to find out all the information that I could … and it was rather special to me, because a lot of the information I was finding was coming out from my country, the Kamilaroi mob.

“They would look at the sky as see a halo appear around the moon, and be able to know rain was coming in the next few days.”

Jupiter is a brilliant object now.

This event coincides with a first quarter Moon, one of our Best Nights for viewing dates, attracting a discount of 15%.
Tour of the night sky if clear afterwards.

Open fire, warm drinks available.

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