[ASC-list] WA - Astrofest @ Curtin University this Saturday

Emma Donnelly e.donnelly at curtin.edu.au
Wed Mar 9 04:04:42 UTC 2011


Astrofest 2011

This Saturday (12 March) at 5pm Astrofest 2011 will kick off.

Astrofest is a great opportunity to experience a range of exciting astronomy
activities and events.

There'll be activities such as an astrophotography exhibition, an inflatable
planetarium, Scitech science shows, night sky observing, water rockets and
displays from various organisations including Gingin Observatory, the
Gravity Discovery centre, Perth Observatory, Scitech, ICRAR, Curtin and
others. 

Curtin radio astronomer Dr John Morgan will give a special presentation on
the Square Kilometre Array (SKA), the world's largest radio telescope that,
once complete, will be able ³look back in time² and observe the first stars
and galaxies that appeared in the universe.

Observing will take place on Edinburgh Oval with dozens of telescopes to
explore the sky with, while Rick Tonello and Indigenous Elder Noel Nannup
guide audiences on a night sky tour from Western and Indigenous
perspectives.

Date: 12 March 2011
Time: 5pm onwards
Location: Curtin Stadium
Cost: free
For more information and a chance to win a telescope visit
www.astronomywa.net.au








Emma Donnelly
Science Outreach Coordinator | Faculty Science and Engineering

Curtin University
Tel | +61 8 9266 1021
Fax | +61 8 9266 2021
Office | Building 311 Room 147

Email | e.donnelly at curtin.edu.au
Web | http://science.curtin.edu.au/outreach
Postal address | GPO Box U1987, Perth, Western Australia, 6845


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