Astronomy by Day Astronomy by Day

  NEW Catch a falling star - Meteorite & Planet Talk with a guide.

Do they fall, can they shoot? Stars can do a lot of things but  only one really well. Find out what they do and hold rocks from space in your own hands.

A short chat on the new diefinition of the Solar System and the development of five dwarf planets. 

11.30am and 2pm    $5 per person  (bookings essential)

Cosmos Theatre

The Cosmos theatre presents a short film- 'Journey to Infinity'. Discover how the planets formed, learn what influence the sun has on earth and identify why earth is the only planet where life as we know it exists.

Hands on displays

Hand on displays give visitors time to become acquainted with the  ancient star gazers and their beliefs. Visitors are encouraged to travel to our nearest star, find out the difference between astrology and astronomy and belt earth with individual space rocks.