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Stardust Junior Astronomy Club

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Have you ever wanted to learn about this amazing universe that you live in?
Have you ever wanted to know where to find the constellations in the night sky?

Would you really like to see craters on the Moon or view the magnificent rings of Saturn
Or see the giant planet Jupiter through a telescope?

 Then come along to the Stardust Junior Astronomy Club
Held at the Runaway Bay Library (For ages between 6 to 12 years old)

Bookings are essential please phone the Runaway Bay Library (07) 55817220 or email runlibrary@goldcoast.qld.gov.au

Presented by – Noeleen Lowndes (President) Southern Astronomical Society (Gold Coast)

~ Current Dates and Topics for Stardust from February  to December 2017 ~

Thursday 2nd February 2017
Topic – Our Amazing Universe for 2017
What exciting events are going to happen this year in our Universe?
Come along to the Stardust Club and find out all about it!

Thursday 2nd March 2017
Topic – Fly me to the Moon
Lets have fun at the library today and imagine going to the Moon just like NASA’s Apollo astronauts did many years ago 🙂

Thursday 9th March 2017 (6.00pm to 7.00pm)
*** Special Lunar Event for Stardust Children ***
Lets have a look at the real Moon through a large telescope
(Viewing outside the library…please bring along your own telescopes too)

Thursday 6th April 2017
~ No Stardust Club today as Noeleen is away overseas ~

Thursday 4th May 2017 (It’s our 6th Birthday)
~ Lets have a Star Wars Birthday Party ~
Please bring along a plate of food to share and dress up for a prize
For May the Fourth be with you day 🙂

Thursday 1st June 2017
Topic – NASA’s Cassini spacecraft plunges into Saturn
After 15 years at Saturn the Cassini spacecraft
Will now plunge into the interior of Saturn to end its mission…Wow!
Come along to the library to hear all about this amazing mission to Saturn

Thursday 6th July 2017
Topic – How does a Telescope work?
One day you may like to have your own telescope…but how do they work?
Come along to the library today and I will show you 🙂

Thursday 3rd August 2017
Topic –Mighty Mars
Come along and learn all about the Curiosity Rover
That is now exploring the dusty red surface of the planet Mars

Thursday 5th October 2017
Topic – NASA’s Cassini spacecraft plunges into Saturn
After 20 years in space the Cassini spacecraft has now been vaporized!!!
Come along to the library to hear all about what Cassini did at Saturn

Thursday 2nd November 2017
Topic – How do you learn the night sky?
What astronomy tools do you need to learn your night sky?
Come along to the library today and I will show you 🙂

Thursday 7th December 2017
~ Stardust Alien Christmas Party ~
Lets have fun today and dress up as an alien 🙂
Please bring along some space food to share and dress up for a prize

~ Happy & Safe Holidays everyone and I’ll see you all in 2018 ~

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Stardust Junior Astronomy Club
Thursday 5th October 2017 Runaway Bay Library,
 Lae Drive, Runaway Bay    
Have you ever wanted to learn about the amazing universe that you live in? Then come along to Runaway Bay Library’s astronomy club for juniors (Aged between 6 to 12 years old)   Thursday 5th October 2017 Topic – NASA’s Cassini spacecraft plunges into Saturn After 20 years in space the Cassini spacecraft has now been vaporized!!! Come along to the library to hear all about what Cassini did at Saturn Bookings are essential please phone the library on (07) 55817220 Coordinator: Noeleen Lowndes (Southern Astronomical Society)
Stardust Junior Astronomy Club
Thursday 2nd November 2017 Runaway Bay Library,
 Lae Drive, Runaway Bay    
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Stardust Junior Astronomy Club
Thursday 7th December 2017 Runaway Bay Library,
 Lae Drive, Runaway Bay    
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