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Come and see the stars up close


UTAS' Mount Canopus optical observatory Open Night is on again this month and all are welcome to attend.

There will be tours of the one metre telescope, talks from leading astronomers and the chance to view the moon, stars and planets through telescopes under the guidance of the Astronomical Society of Tasmania Inc.

Who: Members of the public, astronomy experts

What: Mt Canopus optical observatory Open Night

When: Saturday, 20 October 2012, Gates open 7:30pm until 10:30pm

Where: Canopus Road, Cambridge

Entry: $5 per person, children (under 16) free

For further information, please visit: or UTAS: or call 0419 305 722.

Image Credit: NASA, ESA, A. Nota (ESA/STScI) et al.

Published on: 08 Oct 2012 11:58am