Stella Stargazing – Celebrating the SKA

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    6.30pm - 9:00pm
  • Yandanooka Hall,  Railway Street, Yandanooka

Explore the Universe under our world-class dark night sky!

Join us for a very special, FREE community event celebrating Australia as one of the hosts of the world’s largest, most powerful radio telescope, the SKA (Square Kilometre Array).

During the evening, you’ll hear about the amazing SKA, take a green laser pointer tour of constellations and planets, and look through telescopes to discover the wonders of the cosmos.

Plus, there’ll be an opportunity to WIN a FREE telescope on the night!

With it’s crystal clear skies and world-class stargazing sites, Mingenew is the perfect place to experience the astronomical wonders of our Universe.

We look forward to seeing you in Mingenew for this very special event.

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SATURDAY, 20th AUGUST 2022

6.30pm – 7:00pm | SKA Presentation

7:15pm – 9pm | Stargazing at Yandanooka Hall,   Railway Street, Yandanooka

What to bring: BYO chairs, rugs, picnics, drinks, torches, warm clothes, fly net, insect repellent.

Free sausage sizzle provided

Bookings:  To book your place(s) at this FREE community event. RSVP to Margaret Rowe, cdo@mingenew.wa.gov.au

This event will go ahead rain, hail or shine.

This event celebrates Australia as one of the hosts of the world’s largest and most capable radio telescopes. The SKA telescopes will revolutionize our understanding of the Universe and be based in Western Australia and South Africa.