Dates and Events

Science in the Pub 2018. Brought to you by 2357 Partnership Group

Friday 28th September at the Coonabarabran Golf Club
Dinner and Show tickets will be on sale SOON

Join Our MC and a line up of stellar guest panelists for a fun filled evening discussing the mysteries of the Universe including the much anticipated Astro Song live on stage!

Make sure when you book, you write down that question you have always wanted to ask! You may get picked out to have it answered!!

Our panelists this year include;
  Fred Watson
  Charley Lineweaver
  Kristin Banks
  Nuria Lorente

Book Now!
Science in the Pub 2017

LIMITED Tickets on Sale SOON


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Open Day. Siding Spring Observatory.

Saturday 29th September 9:30am to 4pm

Come and explore Siding Spring Observatory.
There’s a whole day of activities!

  • Download our 2018 Full Open Day Program
  • Tour the telescopes (Get the Map!)
  • Hear talks by world famous astronomers in the New Lodge Conference Room (Download the Program)
  • 3D Films in the Exploratory
  • Enjoy activities for the whole family
  • See the science displays including solar viewing and Starr’s Planetarium
  • Eat at the DOME Cafe, or grab a sausage sizzle on the way round
  • And much much more

No booking required, just come on up!


The Bok Lecture. 2018

Saturday 29th September at Open Day
Siding Spring Lodge Seminar Room at 14:30pm

The BOK Lecture this year will be held in conjuntion with Open Day Our Guest Speaker will be Professor Chris Lidman, Director of Siding Spring Observatory.

Have you ever wanted to know where you really come from? We are not talking about biological origins, but your astrophysical ones. Every atom in your body was made somewhere. It turns out, that these atom factories are some of the most violent astrophysical events that we know of. We’ll talk about merging neutron stars, black holes, exploding stars, and the most violent event of them all, the Big Bag itself.

Entry will be FREE

14:30 (AEST).


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Riding the Lightwave of Technology Conference Siding Spring Observatory.

26-28 September

Click here Riding the Lightwave Conference Details.

Riding the Lightwave of Technology brings scientists, researchers, community stakeholders, policymakers and industry leaders together to discuss the many aspects and impacts of light pollution and artificial light.


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The Warrumbungle Dark Sky Park Opening 2018

Saturday 29th September at TBA
Stay tuned more details to come

The Warrumbungle Dark Sky Park Grand Opening

A Fun family filled evening is being planned by 2357 Partnership Group

Entry will TBA



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