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Astrofest 2019

Date: 16/03/2019

Astrofest is back for 2019

ICRAR (as a joint venture of Curtin University and the University of Western Australia) proudly supports Astrofest as a principle sponsor and as chair of the organising committee.

This astronomy festival of epic proportions will be a fun celebration of Australian science. Join us for our 10th anniversary in 2019 to learn more about the night sky and our amazing Universe! Bring your family and friends and take a look through some of WA’s biggest telescopes at a great evening out.

Preregister to attend and go into a great prize draw (details at the Astronomy WA website).

Vote for your favourite image in the People’s Choice competition as part of the Astrophotography Exhibition.

Highlights for this year’s event include:

  • Make your own Lego radio telescope
  • Tour the Universe in a space dome
  • Make your own rocket to launch
  • Listen to real-life astronomers about what they’ve discovered in space
  • Follow along the giant solar system walk
  • Imagine what you could see if you had ‘radio eyes’
  • Explore the astrophotography exhibition