Bring some wonderful Aboriginal Astronomy into your life this July school holidays!
Discover the story of the Kangaroo in the Night Sky. Use the Southern Cross to find it and hear more about ancient Aboriginal culture by the warm campfire. Local Elder, Fred Mogridge will take you on a journey of discovery. Then check out the stars through telescopes.
Receive your special Aboriginal Astronomy gift: You’ll receive a copy of the new Yued Aboriginal Astronomy Planisphere/Star Wheel that tells the story of the Kangaroo in the Sky provided by the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research.
Also included is a sausage sizzle dinner, hot chocolate and roasting marshmallows. BYO chairs, rugs, torches, warm clothes.
This event is being coordinated with kind assistance from the Moore Catchment Council.
When: 5:30pm – 7:30pm, Friday 16th July 2021
Where: Moora Mens Shed, Roberts Street, Moora, WA 6510. View map.
Event includes: You’ll receive a copy of the new Yued Aboriginal Astronomy Planisphere/Star Wheel that tells the story of the Kangaroo in the Sky provided by the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research. The event also includes sausage sizzle, hot chocolate and roasting marshmallows!
What to bring: BYO chairs, rugs, torches, warm clothes and telescope if you have one. (You don’t need a telescope to attend. Telescopes to view through will be available.)
Bookings: $30 adults, $15 children (6-16 years), $75 family (2 adults, 2 children). Tickets available online.
$30 adults, $15 children (6-16 years), $75 family of four
Where to Stay
Make a weekend of it and stay a few nights to explore the area!
Download the flyer for the event program and more information.
This event is part of the Yued Aboriginal Astrotourism project delivered through Regional Development Australia Wheatbelt’s Noongar Enterprise Development Support project and funded by the Australian Government Department of Social Services.