COVID UPDATE 2/7/2021

The Gravity Discovery Centre and Observatory will be closed until Tuesday the 6th July due to the COVID restrictions.

All going well, we will be open on Tuesday 6th July and we look forward to welcoming everyone back.

We will be post any updates on our social media. You can find us on Facebook, Gravity Discovery Centre and Observatory. Please continue to look after yourself and your loved ones and email us at bookings@gravitycentre.com.au or call us on 08 9575 7577 and leave a message, if you would like to contact the Gravity Discovery Centre and Observatory.

 

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Koorda Starry Nights Weekend 23rd and 24th April 2021

The Gravity Discovery Centre & Observatory along with the Koorda Community presents a weekend of Starry Nights.

Proudly sponsored by Tourism WA

Program:

DayTimeSession Detail
Friday
Session 19.00 – 3.00Free presentation at Local School/ Solar Observing
Friday Night
Session 27.30 – 9.30Community Astronomy Night.
Saturday
Session 39.00 – 5.00Astro Photography Exhibition
Session 410.00 – 11.30General Astronomy Classes – Part One
Session 511.00 – 12.00Rocket Making (kids)
Session 612.00 – 2.00Solar Viewing
Session 71.00 – 2.30General Astronomy Classes – Part Two
Session 84.00 – 6.00Astroscape Photography Class
Session 94.00 – 6.00Tame your Telescope class
Saturday Night
Session 107.30 – 9.30Astroscape Practical Session
Session 117.30 – 9.30Local Aboriginal Astronomy Storytelling and Telescope viewing – Shaun Nannup
Session 127.30 – 9.30Tame your Telescope Practical Session

GDC Observatory & AES Live Facebook Astronomy

Join Head Astronomer, Rick Tonello, for some really fun and interesting Astronomy. Every Wednesday, Friday and Sunday nights, at 8.00 pm, Rick is showing off the night sky from his back yard.

On Friday’s at 1.00 pm you can follow the solar viewing sessions.

All sessions are free and live streamed on Facebook. Join in the fun.

COVID LOCKDOWN UPDATE 23/4/2021

The Gravity Discovery Centre and Observatory will be closed until the 27th April due to the COVID lockdown.

All going well, we will be open on Tuesday 27th April and we look forward to welcoming everyone back.

We will be post any updates on our social media. You can find us on Facebook, Gravity Discovery Centre and Observatory. Please continue to look after yourself and your loved ones and email us at bookings@gravitycentre.com.au or call us on 08 9575 7577 and leave a message, if you would like to contact the Gravity Discovery Centre and Observatory.