Science in the Pub 2023. Back LIVE at the Coona Golf Club

Friday 29th September at 6:30pm

2357 Development Group INC will bring you the 2023 Science in the Club event.

Join our MC Matt 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;
  Sara Webb
  Andrew Battisti
  Mystery Guest 3
  Mystery Guest 4


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Open Day 2023 Siding Spring Observatory in Coonabarabran.

30th September 2023 from 9:30am to 16:00pm

2023 is currently being organised, all the inofrmation about Open Day can be found below, so start booking your accommdation in town. There will be lots to do over the weekend around Coonabarabran

For just one day of the year, Siding Spring Observatory in Coonabarabran opens its telescopes to the public. It's your chance to take a closer look at Australia's largest optical astronomy site. A great family day out, with presentations by internationally-acclaimed astronomers, science displays, food stalls, solar observing and activities for children.

It’s a free event, no bookings needed.

Don’t worry there are buses running all around site if you don’t want to walk!

  • Download our 2023 Coming Soon
  • Tour the telescopes with ANU Staff Get the Map and the Information
  • Hear talks by world famous astronomers in the Lodge Conference Room Download the Lodge Talks Program
  • Talks aimed at Kids in the ExploratoryDownload the Kids Talks Program
  • Tour the AAT - come INSIDE! And up close
  • AAT Catwalk
  • Tour the 2.3m
  • Tour I-Telescope
  • Tour the newly opened Huntsman Telescope
  • Food stalls; Pilliga Pottery, Rotary BBQ, Coonabarabran Bakery, Lil Coffee Cart, Coffee and Cake at the Lodge Cafe
  • David Allen walking trail
  • Starr’s Planetarium
  • Tamworth Astronomy Club solar viewing
  • Warrumbungle National Park Discovery Rangers


The Bok Lecture 2023

Saturday 30th September at 14:30

The BOK Lecture will be held in the SSO Lodge Conference Room Our Guest Speaker this year is Katie Auchettl. Katie is from the University of Melbourne.

Entry will be FREE

The talk above starts at 14:30, please be there early to get a seat.


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