Discovery works very closely with the Bendigo District Astronomical Society (BDAS).
The partnership has resulted in Sidewalk Astronomy nights and other events at Discovery!
Sidewalk Astronomy dates, gold coin donations welcomed. Meet on the forecourt outside Discovery. Event subject to clear skies:
- 3 March 8pm – 9.30pm
- 7 April 6pm – 7.30pm
- 5 May 5.30pm - 7pm
- 2 June 5pm - 6.30pm
- 28 July 5.30-7pm
- 1 September 6pm – 7.30pm
- 29 September 6.30pm -8pm
- 27 October 8pm -9.30pm
- 24 November 8.30pm – 10pm
- 29 December 8.30 - 10pm
View cool astro-stuff through BDAS's telescopes! Great family entertainment for only a gold coin donation. See the Moon close up, the Seven Sisters Star Cluster, the mighty Orion Nebula, Venus, Mars and more. Weather permitting.
Contact Brien Blackshaw for more information: phone 54477690 or check Bendigo District Astronomical Society's event page.