Your tour guide is Peter Starr who has a Master’s Degree in astronomy and is a former manager of Siding Spring Observatory.
This session is similar to The Night Sky & Telescope Viewing Session but is limited to a small group, and lasts longer, more in depth, & has some extras.
The session is aimed at adults with a keen interest on the night sky & astronomy. Children 5 years and over can come if they have a ticket and accompanied by an adult.
This session is limited to a maximum of 6 people.
The session goes for 1 hour 45 mins.
The session is held outdoors, so please dress according to the weather conditions.
The Session includes:
The session consists of;
An informative astronomy talk & powerpoint presentation under the stars. We talk about our place in the Galaxy, what stars are, & how they are born, different stages of their life, and how they die.
Point out the stars and constellations with a laser pointer.
View the stars, planets, and galaxies through our telescopes. We show stars at different parts of their life.
We may show you some live images of some objects if they are too faint to see with the eye through a telescope when the Moon is bright.
Use of a pair of binoculars, with a guided tour of the star clusters in the night sky.
Answer your astronomy questions.
If you bring a canon or Nikon DSLR Camera we can take 4 photos of deep sky objects for you. 4 photos per camera.
Free 6 x 4 printed photo of a deep sky object.
Price: $110 per person + a booking fee.
Times and Dates
The Premium session does not run on nights on or around full moon, and usually does not run during school holidays.
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Tickets are purchased from the iwannaticket booking agency only.
If it is too cloudy or raining we cancel the session and issue a full refund.
7 days notice is required to receive a refund if you decide to cancel. The booking fee is non-refundable.
If less than 7 days notice is given for any reason, a refund is only given if we can resell your ticket.
We recommend you book when you know you can definitely come.