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Reach for the ***Stars***

Escape your daily concerns and instead ponder the mysteries of the night sky, Universe and existence. Come to a fun Astronomy evening with the Mornington Peninsula Astronomical Society. Hear the REALLY BIG questions, ask your own, hold a meteorite, and see the night sky through our telescopes.

When: Friday, August 18 2017. 8:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Where: Briars Astronomy Centre
The Briars Historic Park, 450 Nepean Highway, Mount Martha, VIC, 3934
Topic: Space and astronomy
Cost: $5 per child or student; $10 per adult (non-student); $25 per family of any size.
Bookings: 0419 253 252
Other: Wheelchair access
Social Media: Facebook

Want to escape your daily Earthly concerns and instead ponder the mysteries of the night sky and Universe?

Bring your five senses to an astronomy evening with the Mornington Peninsula Astronomical Society at their registered observatory on the Mornington Peninsula, south east of Melbourne. See the Universe through powerful telescopes. Hear the REALLY BIG questions out there. Feel and smell real meteorites scarily up close and personal, and get the taste for more.

The evening starts indoors with a multimedia talk and Q&A then, weather permitting, moves outside onto the adjacent observing field with the telescopes underneath the night sky. Please dress appropriately for being outdoors and on a grassy or uneven surface. You may bring a small torch if you wish.

The observatory is shown on the Melways at map reference 151/E1.

During the evening, a selection of this year’s SCINEMA International Science Film Festival short films may also be screened indoors.

Contact details:

Peter Skilton
Mornington Peninsula Astronomical Society Inc.
Phone: 0428 104 509

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