Explore the beautiful night sky at Gascoyne Junction and discover more about Dark Sky Tourism and why low light pollution makes Gascoyne Junction a great place for stargazing.

Astrotourism WA Astronomy Guides will take you on a cosmic adventure, using a laser pointer to point out the constellations and look through telescopes to see the wonders of the cosmos. Fun for the whole family!


When: 6:00pm – 8:30pm, Friday 23rd June 2023

6pm – 6.45pm | Presentation: Dark Sky Tourism
7pm – 8.30pm | Laser Pointer Tour & Stargazing through Telescopes

Where: Gascoyne Junction Pavilion, Gregory Street, Gascoyne Junction

What to bring: BYO chairs, rugs, torches, warm clothes, fly net, insect repellent if needed. You don’t need a telescope or binoculars but if you have them, bring them along! This event will go ahead rain, hail or shine.

Bookings: Free community event. For inquiries phone 9943 0988.


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Make a weekend of it and stay a few nights to explore the area!

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Supported by...

This event was made possible with funding from the Shire of Upper Gascoyne. It is part of the Astrotourism Towns Project promoting Gascoyne Junction, Burringurrah (Mount Augustus) and Mundatharrda (Kennedy Range National Park) as destinations for stargazing and astrophotography.