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Melbourne Astronomy and Light Festival 2015

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Have you ever looked up in wonder at the night sky? Are you fascinated by what could be "out there" in the universe? Join experts, amateurs and the interested public at the Astronomy and Light Festival on Saturday 22 August 5 9pm at Scienceworks for a day packed with astronomically amazing events that will entertain and excite people of all ages.


There will be a wide range of indoor and outdoor activities, including a field full of telescopes and a chance to view the night sky. Visitors will have the chance to learn straight from the experts by attending talks and panel discussions and asking as many questions as they please. Hands-on science activities, including science demonstrations and telescope viewing, will be sure to keep children and adults enthralled.

Adult $8.41
Child $6.29
Family (2 adults and up to 4 children) $22.19
Tickets are limited and may not be available for purchase at the door
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Activities include:
Planetarium and lightning shows
A field full of telescopes to view the sky
Talks from researchers and experts
Panel discussions
Science demonstrations
Science shows
Hands-on activities
Photography competition
Booths from many astronomical societies and university research departments

Warm food and drinks will also be available.

The Astronomy and Light Festival will be held on Saturday 22 August 5 9pm at Scienceworks.
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When: Saturday 22nd August
Where: Scienceworks, Spotswood
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This would be great for the grandchildren. We recently went to the Cosmos centre in Charleville and looked through the telescopes. It was fantastic.
by Gayle Beveridge (score: 3|7970) 1869 days ago
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