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PUBLIC VIEWING NIGHT

See the night sky

Join the ASV out at Lake Tyrrell for 3 nights of astronomy. See galaxies, nebula and star clusters under the pristine skies of Lake Tyrrell. This event is a free event limited to 150 participants per session.

Viewing Night 1 - Saturday October 29th from 8pm

Viewing Night 2 - Sunday October 30th from 8pm

Viewing Night 3 - Monday October 31st from 8pm

SCIENCE IN THE PUB

Astronomical Trivia

The Astronomical Society of Victoria invites you to Science At The Pub. Spend your Monday afternoon at the pub and test your mind against the rest, enjoy a quiet drinks and a bite to eat as we rattle off a series of questions in the winner takes all astronomy themed quiz.

Monday, October 31st 2pm - 4pm

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SCIENCE FOR THE KIDS

Enjoy Pure Fun

Looking for something fun to do with the kids over the Melbourne Cup weekend? Why not Join the Astronomical Society of Victoria at Sea Lake where you will be able to share the wonders of the universe with our R Radio Astronomy Volunteers as well as safely look at the sun through our specialised Solar Telescopes!

Location: Sea Lake Visitor Information Centre

65 Horace St, Sea Lake.

Drinks & Nibbles available on site. (Home made gelato in waffle cones & other local produce. Bring the family & enjoy an afternoon filled with science and indigenous art sculptures. Booking not required

Session 1 - Saturday October 29th 1pm - 4pm

Session 2 - Sunday October 30th 1pm - 4pm

SOLAR ASTRONOMY

Experience Solar Astronomy

Ever wanted to look at the sun? Why not Join the Astronomical Society of Victoria at Sea Lake where you will be able to safely view the sun.

Location: Sea Lake Visitor Information Centre

65 Horace St, Sea Lake.

Drinks & Nibbles available on site. (Home made gelato in waffle cones & other local produce. Bring the family & enjoy an afternoon filled with science and indigenous art sculptures

Session 1 - Saturday October 29th 1pm - 4pm

Session 2 - Sunday October 30th 1pm - 4pm

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ASTROPHOTOGRAPHY PRESENTATION

Session 1 - Saturday October 29th 1pm - 3pm

Session 1 - An introduction to using tracking with your equipment (Star Tracker).

Session 2 - Sunday October 30th 1pm - 3pm

Session 2 - Processing Workshop.

Session 3 - Monday October 31st 1pm - 4pm

Session 3 - An introduction into nightscape Photography.

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

The Science Of Astronomy

The Astronomical Society of Victoria invites you to the first of our up close and personal AstroTalks. Spend your Saturday afternoon in the quiet comfort of the Sky Mirror Gallery Cafe and enjoy a quiet drink and a bite to eat and soak in the astronomy themed images in the gallery whilst listening to Dr Sara Webb & Stephi Bernard discuss the world of astronomy & astrophysics.

Saturday October 29th 4pm - 6pm

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SILO ART NIGHSTCAPE SESSIONS

Learn nightscape photography

Join two of our astrophotographers as they show you the tricks to nightscape photography with two amazing silo art installations as your foreground to the milky way.

Session 1  - Sea Lake Art Silo - Sunday October 30th 7pm - 11pm

Session 2 - Nullawil Art Silo  - Monday October 31st 7pm - 11pm

ASTRO FEST Q & A PANEL DINNER

Dinner with the stars of science

Join us at The Juke in Sea Lake for this one off dinner event. A panel of astronomers and astrophysicists will share their knowledge and answer your questions as we work our way through a 3 course dinner.

 Sunday October 30th 5pm - 8pm

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SUNSET IMAGING - LAKE TYRRELL

Learn sunset photography

ASV astrophotography Section Director Tom Fowler takes you on a journey of photography discovery. In this session Tom will show you how to take those stunning images of sunset at Lake Tyrrell.

Lake Tyrrell - Saturday October 29th 4:30pm - 6:30pm

LAKE TYRRELL ASTROPHOTOGRAPHY TOUR

Take A Private Astrophotography Tour

Looking to see parts of Lake Tyrrell others can't? Want to get that perfect nightscape image of Lake Tyrrell, or simply like to learn from the experts in a private location and group of 10? Then these boutique astrophotography sessions are for you.

Saturday October 29th From 6pm

Sunday October 30th From 6pm

Monday October 31st From 6pm

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