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Footsteps On The Moon

Footsteps on the Moon

Saturday 20 July, 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the first time humans walked on the Moon. This remarkable event was a watershed in human history and a technological achievement of astounding proportions: the mission went to the Moon and back with less computing power than a modern smart phone. Celebrate this feat of human ambition and ingenuity with our special event featuring expert talks, Planetarium shows, VR experiences of the ISS, an Apollo 11 photography exhibition, telescope viewing (weather permitting) and more.
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Georges Melies

The Moon

For centuries artists from many cultures have been inspired by the Moon, the most prominent feature of our night sky. The exhibition includes historical works created when the Moon could only be viewed from afar, works from the era of the 1960s space race, and more contemporary responses informed by the imagery and scientific knowledge acquired through space exploration.
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Public Outreach Astronomy

Experience the wonders of heavens above with our mobile astronomical observatory! Southern Cross Outreach Observatory Project (SCOOP) is a mobile astronomical observatory designed to travel across states and carry out public astronomy activities. It is equipped with computerised telescopes for…

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