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

February 2019
Friday, 15 February @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm WILL GO AHEAD
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: There will be some cloud but Sidewalk Astronomy will proceed as planned.

March 2019
Friday, 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
Friday, 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
Friday, 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:

June 2019 Friday, 14 June @ 5:00pm - 6:30pm (Weather Permitting)
Craters on the Moon, star clusters in Scorpio, Mars the red planet, the Southern Cross and maybe a glimpse of tiny, elusive Mercury! All this for a gold coin donation!
Weather Update - 4:00 pm:

July 2019 Friday, 12 July @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm (Weather Permitting)
Craters and mountains on the Moon, our final look at Mars, a peek at tiny Mercury and maybe first glimpses of Jupiter with her Moons and rising Saturn! And all this for a gold coin donation!
Weather Update - 4:30 pm:

August 2019
Friday, 9 August @ 5:30 - 7:00 pm (Weather Permitting)
Our Moon in fine detail, Jupiter and her Moons and Saturn with her beautiful rings. All this for a gold coin donation!
Weather Update - 4:30 pm:

September 2019
Friday, 6 September @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm (Weather Permitting)
Our Moon in fine detail, Jupiter and her Moons and Saturn with her beautiful rings. And all this for a gold coin donation!
Weather Update - 5:00 pm:

October 2019
Friday, 4 October @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm (Weather Permitting)
The Moon in detail, Saturn with its beautiful rings Jupiter with its Moons and our first view of Venus for 2019. All this for a gold coin donation!
Weather Update - 6:30 pm:

November 2019
Friday, 8 November @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm (Weather Permitting)
Craters on our Moon in fine detail, Saturn and its beautiful rings, mighty Jupiter with its Moons and Venus. All this for a gold coin donation!
Weather Update - 7:00 pm:

December 2019
Friday, 6 December @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm (Weather Permitting)
Craters and mountains on the Moon, Saturn and its rings, a final look at mighty Jupiter with its Moons, and a late 1st view of the beautiful Orion Nebula. All this for a gold coin donation!
Weather Update - 7:30 pm:

Watch this space for further dates!