Sidewalk Astronomy

Sidewalk Astronomy is Bendigo's favourite astronomy event and is held every month next to the Discovery Science and Technology Centre, 7 Railway Place (opposite Marketplace)
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Bring the family to see cool astro-stuff through our telescopes, our volunteers will give you a tour of the features of night sky. Small groups welcome.
For more information contact: Brien Blackshaw, Ph 03 5447 7690, Email: secretary@bdas.net

Note: No Sidewalk Astronomy in February 2020

March 2020
Friday 6 March @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm (Weather Permitting)
Craters on the Moon, Venus, the beautiful Orion Nebula, the Pleiades (Seven Sisters) and star clusters around the Southern Cross. All this for a gold coin donation!
Weather Update - 7:00 pm:

April 2020
Friday 3 April @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm (Weather Permitting)
Astronomy for the family! Craters and mountains on the Moon, Southern Cross star clusters and our last evening look at the Orion Nebula and Venus. All this for a gold coin donation!
Weather Update - 6:00 pm:

May 2020(1)
Friday 1 May @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm (Weather Permitting)
The Moon in fine detail, Alpha Centauri and star clusters in Scorpio. And all this for a gold coin donation!
Weather Update - 4:30 pm:

May 2020(2)
Friday 29 May @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm (Weather Permitting)
The Moon in fine detail, Alpha Centauri and star clusters in Scorpio. And all this for a gold coin donation!
Weather Update - 4:00 pm:

June 2020
Friday 26 June @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm (Weather Permitting)
Craters on the Moon, star clusters in Scorpio and around the Southern Cross. All this for a gold coin donation!
Weather Update - 4:00 pm:

July 2020
Friday 24 July @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm (Weather Permitting)
Craters and mountains on the Moon and maybe our first glimpses of Jupiter with her moons. And all this for a gold coin donation!
Weather Update - 4:30 pm:

August 2020
Friday 28 August @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm (Weather Permitting)
Our Moon in fine detail and possibly Jupiter and her moons. All this for a gold coin donation!
Weather Update - 5:00 pm:

September 2020
Friday 25 September @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm (Weather Permitting)
Part of International Observe the Moon Night:
Our Moon in fine detail and a late glimpse of Jupiter with her moons and Saturn with her beautiful rings. And all this for a gold coin donation!
Weather Update - 5:30 pm:

October 2020
Friday 23 October @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm (Weather Permitting)
The Moon in detail, Saturn with its beautiful rings Jupiter with its moons, Mars and a peek at elusive Mercury low in the west. All this for a gold coin donation!
Weather Update - 6:30 pm:

November 2020
Friday 20 November @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm (Weather Permitting)
Craters on our Moon in fine detail, Saturn and its beautiful rings, mighty Jupiter with its moons and our neighbour Mars. All this for a gold coin donation!
Weather Update - 7:00 pm:

December 2020
Friday 18 December @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm (Weather Permitting)
Craters and mountains on the Moon, Saturn with its rings and mighty Jupiter with its moons, close together low in the western sky and a late 1st view of the beautiful Orion Nebula. All this for a gold coin donation!
Weather Update - 7:30 pm:

Watch this space for further dates!