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Adventures Under Southern Skies – An Art-Science Exhibition

A major exhibition of regional astronomy and sky photography by the Mornington Peninsula Astronomical Society in proud collaboration with PrimeSCI!, the Mornington Peninsula Shire Council and Coolart Wetlands and Homestead. Extended by popular demand!

When: Monday, July 16 2018 till Sunday, August 26 2018. 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
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Where: Coolart Wetlands and Homestead
120 Lord Somers Road, Somers, VIC, 3927
Topic: Space and astronomy
Cost: Free
Social Media: Facebook

After more than 8300 visitors to date, the exhibition has been extended by popular demand!

Being held at the historic Coolart Homestead, come and experience this artwork exhibition of stunning astronomy and space-related photographs taken by members of all ages from the Mornington Peninsula Astronomical Society, captured both in the peninsula region and further afield on expeditions to preserve fleeting sky phenomena of scientific interest.

Equipment ranges from advanced telescope-camera-processing combinations to amazingly humble, yet effective, hand-held cameras and smartphones that are accessible to anyone. Come, be surprised, be inspired and experience where day and night, and art and science merge.

Driving directions:  the venue is in regional/rural Victoria and is entered on the west side of Lord Somers Road. Drive carefully through the park, with the possibility of encountering wildlife. Park and check in at the visitors centre then continue on foot to the homestead.

Contact details:

Peter Skilton
Mornington Peninsula Astronomical Society Inc.
Phone: 0419 253 252

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