Public Astronomy Night July 14

Event Name
Public Astronomy Night July 14
14 July 2018
07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
Penrith (Werrington North) Campus

Address (Room): Building AO


NAIDOC - Emu Can’t Fly, but there’s an Emu in the Sky Australia’s First Nations people have been looking up to the sky for more than 60,000 years. Discover their astronomical knowledge through star stories as Kirsten takes you on a journey into the Southern sky. Kirsten Banks is a proud Wiradjuri woman. Kirsten developed a love for space and astronomy after watching the phenomenal Hubble documentary at IMAX Theatres and loves to share her passion for Aboriginal Astronomy. Includes presentation, short 3D movie, tour of the dome and viewing of the night sky through a range of telescopes (weather permitting). Cost for Public Astronomy Nights: $18.00 Adult $12.00 Child/Concession $50.00 Family (2 adults + 2 children), children under 3 years of age free. Important: Parents/Carers are responsible for and must remain with their children at all times. Current Western Sydney University staff, students and Alumni are entitled to a Concession ticket (remember to bring your staff/student ID or Alumni card with you when you attend). BOOKINGS VIA OUR WEBSITE ARE ESSENTIAL

Speakers: Ms Kirsten Banks

Web page:

Name: Raelene Sommer

Phone: 02 4736 0135

School / Department: SCEM