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Space Rocks – Bringing the Universe Down to Earth

An exhibition of meteorites and astrophotography by Ray Pickard of the Bathurst Observatory.

When: Tuesday, August 1 2017 till Friday, December 1 2017. 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Australian Fossil and Mineral Museum
224 Howick Street, Bathurst, NSW, 2795
Topic: Space and astronomy
Cost: The exhibition is included in Museum entry: $14 adult, $10 concession, $ 8 child, $30 family.
Other: Wheelchair access
Social Media: Facebook

This exhibition of meteorites and astrophotography by Ray Pickard of the Bathurst Observatory will be on display at the Australian Fossil and Mineral Museum in Bathurst from 1 August.

The exhibition includes images of view of the southern sky from Bathurst in NSW and includes galaxies, nebulas, comets, star clusters, the Moon and planets.

The Bathurst Observatory is a privately owned and operated facility located just near the edge of Bathurst which opened in July 2000. The observatory shares its images, information about what is happening in the sky and more on its Facebook page and website. There are also regular public viewing nights, generally on a Friday and Saturday evening. The observatory also contributes to national and international research projects and is known for its work on meteorites, asteroids and comets.

Contact details:

Penny Packham
Australian Fossil and Mineral Museum
Email: somerville@bathurst.nsw.gov.au
Phone: 02 6331 5511

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