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Uluru Astronomy Weekend

Friday 14 - Sunday 16 September

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Astronomy enthusiasts of all ages can discover the spectacular Australian outback sky at this popular event. Now in its fifth year, the weekend is run in partnership with ASTRO3D and hosted by leading astronomers. The enlightening stargazing event includes fun family activities and demonstrations; engaging discussions on energetic cosmic events, the structure of the Universe, dark matter and more. Evening activities make the most of a sensational night sky location, including an exclusive Astronomical Stellar Starlit Dinner under the stars, complete with some of Astronomy's own stellar stars.

The Australian outback is a haven for stargazers and perhaps one of the best places in the world to explore the galaxies in the night sky. Join us for a spectacular stargazing weekend, listen as we decode the night sky or enjoy the full astronomical experience at one of our signature events.

If you're familiar with the night sky, you'll have a fantastic opportunity to gain new insights, and if you're new to studying the cosmos, be inspired with an exciting introduction to the wonders of the universe.

Highlights include:

- Traditional welcome to country
- Engaging discussion sessions and seminars
- Astro Photography
- Family Activities
- Screening of Gravity at the outdoor cinema
- Satellite Marketplace and book signing
- Astro Trivia Lunch (special event, charges apply)
- Stellar Starlit Dinner (special event, charges apply)

Book online here

 


 

Event Days and Times

Friday 14 - Sunday 16 September, Times vary for each activity in the event

Cost

Entry is free to most activities
ASTRO TRIVIA LUNCH: Adult- $55, Child- $27.50
STELLAR STARLIT DINNER: Adult- $210, Child- $105

Contact

Email: travel@voyages.com.au

Phone: 1300 134 044 or 08 8296 8010

Website: http://www.ayersrockresort.com.au/events/detail/uluru-astronomy-weekend

Categories: Featured Events

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