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

Friday 14 June 2024 @ 5:30pm EST - Dress Warm
1st Quarter Moon in sharp detail, Southern Cross objects (Jewel Box, Alpha Centauri, Alpha Crux), M4 Globular Cluster, all for a gold coin donation.
Weather Update - 1:30 pm: Tonight's Sidewalk Astronomy has been cancelled due to blanket cloud and the possibility of rain.

Friday 12 July 2024 @ 5:30pm EST - Dress Warm
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.
Weather Update - 5:00 pm:

Friday 16 August 2024 @ 6:00pm EST - Dress Warm
Waxing gibbous Moon, Venus, M4 Globular Cluster, Jewel Box, Alpha Centauri, all this for a gold coin donation.
Weather Update - 5:30 pm:

Friday 13 September 2024 @ 6:30pm EST - Dress Warm
Waxing Gibbous Moon, Venus, M4 Globular Cluster, Jewel Box, Alpha Centauri, all this for a gold coin donation.
Weather Update - 6:00 pm:

Friday 11 October 2024 @ 8:00pm EDST
1st Quarter Moon, Venus, Jewel Box Cluster, Alpha Centauri, M4 Globular Cluster
Weather Update - 7:30pm:

Watch this space for further dates!