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, Email: secretary@bdas.net

April 2024
Friday 19 April @ 6:00 pm EST
Waxing gibbous Moon, Jupiter (last view), Orion nebula, Jewel Box cluster and Alpha Centauri, all for a gold coin donation.
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May 2024
Friday 17 May @ 5:30 pm EST
The waxing gibbous Moon (between 1st quarter and full), plenty to see, Southern Cross, Jewel Box star cluster Alpha Centauri star system, all for a gold coin donation.
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June 2024
Friday 14 June @ 5:30 pm EST
1st Quarter Moon in sharp detail, Southern Cross objects (Jewel Box, Alpha Centauri, Alpha Crux), M4 Globular Cluster, all for a gold coin donation.
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July 2024
Friday 12 July @ 5:30 pm EST
Crescent Moon sharp and clear, Mercury (this Sidewalk only), Southern Cross objects: Jewel Box open cluster, Alpha Centauri, Globular Cluster M4, all for a gold coin donation.
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August 2024
Friday 16 August @ 6:00 pm EST
Waxing gibbous Moon, Venus, M4 Globular Cluster, Jewel Box, Alpha Centauri
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Watch this space for further dates!