Summer Night Skies

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  • Yandanooka Hall

Free community stargazing night! Stars are the jewels of summer night skies in Mingenew!

See the great Orion Nebula, Jewel Box star cluster, Southern Cross & much more through telescopes. Discover why WA is a world-class tourism destination for stargazing and astronomy. Mingenew is on the Astrotourism WA map!

Learn beginner tips for telescopes & stargazing. If you have a telescope please bring it along for hands on help.

BYO chairs, picnic, drinks, torches, warm clothes, fly net, insect repellent & your telescope if you have one (batteries charged).

Bookings: Please RSVP at the Shire of Mingenew on 9928 1102 or This event will go ahead rain, hail or shine. Inside activities & presentations will be held if it’s cloudy.

This event is made possible by the Shire of Mingenew and is part of the Astrotourism WA project that’s promoting Mingenew as a destination for stargazing and astrophotography.

5.00pm – 6.00pm: Telescope Tips
6:00pm – 8:30pm: Stargazing