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)
Click here for a Google Map

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: This web site will soon be decommissioned. For all the latest on Sidewalk Astronomy and future dates please bookmark the new site at Sidewalk Astronomy

BDAS is part of the Astronomical Society of Victoria and the new web site is hosted at https://www.asv.org.au/ASV-Bendigo

Friday 12 July 2024 @ 5:30pm EST - Dress Warm
Crescent Moon sharp and clear, Mercury (this Sidewalk only), Southern Cross objects: Jewel Box open cluster, Alpha Centauri, Globular Cluster M4, all for a gold coin donation.
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Friday 16 August 2024 @ 6:00pm EST - Dress Warm
Waxing gibbous Moon, Venus, M4 Globular Cluster, Jewel Box, Alpha Centauri, all this for a gold coin donation.
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Friday 13 September 2024 @ 6:30pm EST - Dress Warm
Waxing Gibbous Moon, Venus, M4 Globular Cluster, Jewel Box, Alpha Centauri, all this for a gold coin donation.
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Friday 11 October 2024 @ 8:00pm EDST
1st Quarter Moon, Venus, Jewel Box Cluster, Alpha Centauri, M4 Globular Cluster
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Friday 8 November 2024 @ 8:00pm
1st Quarter Moon, Venus, Saturn (first view), Omega Centauri, Jewel Box Cluster
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Watch this space for further dates!