Join us for a night of astronomy, star gazing and storytelling surrounded by the new carnivorous plant display at The Calyx, a beautiful building in the heart of the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney. See full program below.
Tuesday 8 October
Objects visible this date: Moon, Jupiter, Saturn, double star Alpha Centauri, bright nebula M8 "The Lagoon", globular cluster M 15. View all these through telescopes on the lawn, weather pending
Guest Astrophysicist Angel Lopez-Sanchez will speak about the wonders of the night sky as well as sharing his new iPad-controlled telescope and new adapter allowing you to photograph the moon up-close with your own iPhone.
Aboriginal Storyteller Drew Roberts will share with you an Aboriginal cultural perspective of the night sky.
8 October & 5 November, - Session times vary across seasons - check ticket for time of event.
General Admission $41, Foundation & Friends Member $37
The Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Closest entry is Morshead Fountain Gate, Shakespeare Place cnr Macquarie Street
Public transport recommended. Limited parking available