Observatories for Kids - the Perth Region

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    Western Australia's oldest observatory is located 25km east of Perth in Bickley. The Observatory has served WA for 119 years and remains actively involved in the service of public education. In recognition of its scientific, cultural and historical significance, the Observatory was entered on the state's Heritage Register in 2005. Experience our amazing night sky through our wide range of telescopes at our night sky tours. Our Volunteers will take you on a grand tour of the Southern Hemisphere?s ... Read more sky with a wide range of targets including Nebulas, planets, dying stars, and enormous star clusters. Our day tours have been designed for school excursions and relate to the Australian National Curriculum. The students will participate in activities around the Observatory?s grounds to broaden their knowledge of astronomy and physics while seeing our range of modern and historical telescopes. Each activity takes 30 minutes, 25 minutes for the activity and a five minute changeover time. You ...

    Night Sky Tours

    From 08-09-2017 to 20-05-2018

    Experience our amazing night sky through our wide range of telescopes at our sky viewing nights. Our Volunteers will take you on a grand tour of the Southern Hemisphere’s sky with a wide range of targets including Nebulas, planets, dying stars, and enormous star clusters. You will also be able to browse our museum and see historical instruments, our meteorite exhibit, astrophotographs & artwork, and admire the beauty of the Atlas Coelestis, the first Star Atlas ever printed in 1729 from the work of John Flamsteed, the First Astronomer Royal at the Greenwich Observatory in Great Britain.

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    ASWA’s new Junior Section for kids aged 11+ is starting in February 2014. There’ll be lots to learn about telescopes, the moon, sun, planets and beyond. Throughout the year we’ll do indoor activities and night-time observing challenges, including the Lunar 100 and the Messier Catalogue. Check our website for membership information and how to join the club.

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