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Southern Astronomical Society supports Star Stuff11

Noeleen Lowndes - April 6, 2018

 

 

Date: Saturday the 7th and Sunday the 8th July 2018

Venue: At Elements of Bryon Resort, Bryon Bay NSW ~ 

After the incredible successful Star Stuff cosmic event of last year, SAS member Dylan O’Donnell has been working very hard to repeat this outstanding astronomical event again for this year, and our astronomy club is very proud to be supporting him with this inspiring ‘Festival of the Cosmos’.

You only have to look at the remarkable line-up of the astronomy and science keynote speakers that are attending to get a feel that this is an astronomical event that you don’t want to miss!

On the weekend will be three renowned international guests attending, Fraser Cain (University Today) Geoff Notkin (Meteorite Expert) and Amy Shira Teitel (Space Historian).

Other renowned guests will be Dr Alan Duffy (Swinburne/ABC) Dr David Malin (AAO), Dr Cathal O’Connell (Cosmos Magazine) comet discover Terry Lovejoy, John Sarkissian (CSIRO), Greg Quicke aka “Space Gandalf”, Gilmour Space Technologies and our own local astronomer Dylan O’Donnell.

There will also be on site daytime solar viewings through dedicated solar telescopes and night time viewings through large telescopes kindly provided by members from the Southern Astronomical Society (weather permitting)

If you are thinking about buying a telescope or any other astronomical equipment, vendors from Celestron and Bintel will be on site to help with all your enquiries.

There will also be other astronomical related retailers attending to tempt you into buying some new astro goodies 🙂

This is a weekend not to be missed with the general admission tickets, at just $129 (AUD), which includes 10 sessions over the two days, plus solar and night time viewings (weather permitting).

The VIP ticket, which costs $259, which includes 10 sessions over the two days, plus solar and night time viewings (weather permitting). It also includes the special VIP dinner with Fraser Cain as the guest speaker for the evening.

As an added bonus, every VIP ticket will go into the draw to win a Celestron Evolution 6 Computerised Telescope worth $2400 (AUD) and the winner will be drawn at the dinner…what a wonderful prize!

To book your tickets please go to the ‘Star Stuff 11′ website at: https://starstuff.com.au

Fraser Cain YouTube video to welcome you to the Star Stuff event at:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=43&v=81fzKCFMt_8

 

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