Sidewalk Astronomy

Sidewalk Astronomy is Bendigo's favourite astronomy event and is held every month next to the Discovery Science and Technology Centre, 7 Railway Place (opposite Marketplace)
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Bring the family to see cool astro-stuff through our telescopes, our volunteers will give you a tour of the features of night sky. Small groups welcome.
For more information contact: Brien Blackshaw, Ph 03 5447 7690

November 2018
16 November @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm - WILL GO AHEAD
Craters close up on the Moon, a last look at Saturn and her beautiful rings, Mars and maybe elusive Mercury. And all this for a gold coin donation!
Weather Update – 7:00pm: Sidewalk Astronomy will go ahead tonight under pristine skies!

December 2018
14 December @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm (Weather Permitting)
Craters and mountains on the Moon, Alpha Centauri, Mars, and a late 1st view of the beautiful Orion Nebula. And all this for a gold coin donation!
Weather Update – 7:30pm:

January 2019
11 January @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm (Weather Permitting)
Craters and valleys on the Moon, Mars, the mighty Orion Nebula and star clusters around the Southern Cross. All this for a gold coin donation!
Weather Update - 7:30 pm:

February 2019
15 February @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm (Weather Permitting)
Craters and “Mares” on the Moon, Mars, the beautiful Orion Nebula, star clusters around the Southern Cross and Pleiades (the Seven Sisters). All this for a gold coin donation!
Weather Update - 7:30 pm:

March 2019
15 March @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm (Weather Permitting)
Craters on the Moon, Mars, the beautiful Orion Nebula, the Pleiades (Seven Sisters) and star clusters around the Southern Cross. All this for a gold coin donation!
Weather Update - 7:00 pm:

April 2019
12 April @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm (Weather Permitting)
Astronomy for the family! Craters and mountains on the Moon, Southern Cross star clusters and Mars. All this for a gold coin donation!
Weather Update - 5:00 pm:

May 2019
10 May @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm (Weather Permitting)
The Moon in fine detail, Alpha Centauri, Mars, the Jewel Box and star clusters in Scorpio. And all this for a gold coin donation!
Weather Update - 4:30 pm:

Watch this space for further 2019 dates!