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Sidewalk Astronomy

Sidewalk Astronomy

Experience the wonders of the Christmas night sky like never before!

Sidewalk Astronomy is coming to Yagan Square, providing a captivating cosmic adventure suitable for all ages. ICRAR (International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research) are bringing their powerful 10-inch Dobsonian telescopes to the streets of Perth. Peer through them and explore the mesmerising features on the moon's surface, from majestic mountains to mysterious craters and historic astronaut landing sites. Real astronomers will be on hand to guide people through the celestial wonders and answer questions.
On the night visitors can expect to see:
  • Moon (gibbous, North)
  • Saturn (West)
  • Jupiter (North)
  • Orion Nebula (East)
  • Tuc 47 (globular cluster, South)
  • Pleiades (open cluster, North)
This out-of-this-world experience that aligns perfectly with the magical Christmas night sky! Be sure to check social media for timely notifications and any last-minute updates: @icrargram
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    Event Showings

    20 December | 6:30pm - 10pm

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    Free event

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    Yagan Square

    Cnr Wellington St and William St

    Perth WA 6000