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Tamworth Astronomy Experience

Monday 24 October, 2022 @ 9:00 am - Friday 28 October, 2022 @ 5:00 pm AEDT

$2,200

Tamworth Astronomy Experience, 24-28 October 2022 – Five Days in October, $2,200 per person, limited to 20 places.

AN OPPORTUNITY TO JOIN FELLOW CITIZEN SCIENTISTS
Tamworth Astronomy Club members invite you to join five days PACKED with discovery…

• Learn about satellite flying from Lockheed Martin space engineers.
• Learn about mirror and lens grinding, polishing and coating.
• Full day workshop to learn to capture, photo stack and enhance astrophotos.
• Visit Siding Spring Observatory and iTelescope behind the scenes
• Visit Lowe Observatory, an amazing privately owned facility.
• Guided tour behind the scenes of some very large historic telescopes…The Hewitt Camera Space Telescope, the APT, the Uppsala Southern Schmidt Telescope and the Jos Roberts 36”.
• Meet and work each day with Dr Stephen Bosi, senior physics teacher from the University of New England.
• Includes membership of Tamworth Regional Astronomy Club Inc (tamworthastronomy.com.au)
• Join the Association of Variable Star Observers. Become a comet recorder and a contributing citizen scientist.
• Maybe a few surprises as well!…and enjoy the extraordinary sights, sounds and hospitality of Tamworth, NSW.
• ELIGIBILITY: Anyone 18 years and over is eligible; no experience is required. Maximum of 20 places.
• WHEN: 24th-28th October, 2022.
• LOCATION: The incredible Tamworth Astronomy and Science Centre, Piper Street Tamworth, NSW, Australia. COST: $2,200 per person. Includes all activities; excludes accommodation and your transport to Tamworth.
• This is a scientific and fundraising venture for the Tamworth Regional Astronomy Club Inc. (A registered not-for-profit charity).
• TO SECURE YOUR PLACE: Contact Club members below to obtain your application form and payment details. Participants will be accepted on a first come, first served basis.
• YOU WILL BE LED AND GUIDED BY:
• Members of the Tamworth Regional Astronomy Club and Dr Stephen Bosi, a senior physics/astronomy lecturer at the University of New England,
Armidale, NSW. Stephen has an impressive background in science – look him up!
• REGISTER NOW! Contact Warwick on 0437 834 944 or Margie on 0427 668 802. email: tracthestars@gmail.com
• SEE: Look up our website: tamworthastronomy.com.au

Details

Start:
Monday 24 October, 2022 @ 9:00 am AEDT
End:
Friday 28 October, 2022 @ 5:00 pm AEDT
Cost:
$2,200
Website:
www.tamworthastronomy.com.au

Organizer

Tamworth Regional Astronomy Club Inc
Phone
0458772747
Email
tracthestars@gmail.com
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Venue

Tamworth Regional Astronomy & Science Centre
Victoria Park, Top End of Piper Street
Tamworth, NSW 2340 Australia
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