Virtual Science in the Pub 2020. Brought to you by 2357 Partnership Group

Friday 2nd October at 7pm, get comfy on the lounge with some cheese and biscuits, popcorn and chocolate and watch, as we bring you Science in the Pub VIRTUALLY!

Join Our MC Matthew Dodds and a line up of stellar guest panelists for a fun filled evening discussing the mysteries of the Universe

Our panelists this year include;
  Fred Watson
  Carol Oliver
  Kirsten Banks
  Dr. Abigail Fraeman

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Science in the Pub will be FREE - all you have to do is connect into our webinar.


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VIRTUAL Open Day Virtually from Siding Spring Observatory in Coonabarabran and Mt Stromlo Observatory in Canberra.

Saturday 3rd October we will release vitual tours from around Siding Spring Observatory and Mt Stromlo.

Unfortunately we can not hold our Open Day like we would usually so we will bring you a virtual Open Day instead.
There will be tours from a wide variety of telescopes

  • Tour the AAT with Fred Watson
  • Tour the 2.3m with Brad Tucker
  • Tour I-Telescope with John Brown
  • Mt Stromlo Tours
  • Tour Skymapper and find out what it does
  • Who is LCO - Tour Las Cumbres Observatory
  • How we re-alumiinse the AAT Mirror yearly

Our tours will be released via Facebook on Saturday and Sunday so tune into Starfest Facebook.


Starfest Goose Chase - Fun for the whole family

18th Spetember - 11th October

Click here Starfest Goose Chase

Dark Sky Innovations is delighted to be partnering with ANU and the StarFest committee to be bringing you an engaging 3 weeks of FUN in a StarFest themed gigantic scavenger hunt! You can play whether you are in COVID Lockdown or visiting Coonabarabran and the Warrumbungle Dark Sky Park!


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Capture the Cosmos 2020

Saturday 3rd October

For all the information about the classes please head to Capture the Cosmos

Join iTelescope's Dr Christian Sasse in this awesome event as part of Virtual Starfest. The event will be via zoom. Registations are essential (which will give you the zoom link).

Click here Capturing the beautiful universe with remote telescopes

Have you ever dreamed about taking wonderful images of the cosmos without having to travel to dark places? Nowadays this is possible, right from your home, with no background knowledge. We will give you an introduction into remote telescope astrophotography with iTelescope, including how to control telescopes in different locations and take images with ease.


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