Astronomy Night Special Event

Event Name
Astronomy Night Special Event
17 October 2015
08:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Penrith (Werrington North) Campus

Address (Room): Western Sydney University Penrith Observatory


Through a visual journey, you will travel with astronomer Dr Lee Spitler on an observing trip to the remote 6.5-metre Baade Magellan Telescope. In the still Chilean night, you will collect astronomical data to hunt for galaxies billions of light years away from Earth. Learn about the trials and tribulations of a professional astronomer. The evening will also include a 3D astronomy movie, a tour of the dome area and an opportunity to view the night sky through the observatory's telescopes. Saturday 17 October 2015 8.00pm - 10.00pm Booking essential, register at: (opens in a new window)

Speakers: Dr Lee Spitler

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