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Mount Magnet Astro Rocks Fest

Mount Magnet Astro Rocks Fest is a three day event celebrating the ancient land beneath our feet, associated biodiversity, awesome night sky above and cultural connections with local Badimia people.

  • Dates:Sep 17-19
  • Time(s):Opens 10am
  • Venue:Mount Magnet

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  • Hosted By:Mount Magnet Astro Rocks
  • Venue:Mount Magnet
  • Festivals:All Festivals

Description

Astro Rocks Fest connects people to the night sky, through an astrofest evening with displays ,space dome, night sky tours, Scitech science shows and a range of telescopes focussing on different parts of the night sky. There will be astronomers to help you and your family explore the universe. Astronomy talks include the remarkable Square Kilometre Array. Presentations by experts in the fields of geology (including associated biodiversity and cultural aspects) offer rare insights into this unique Murchison GeoRegion. Field Trips to geo sites follow, for those who wish to discover more. Workshops include Astrophotography, lapidary and gold detecting. There are Ramelius Minesite and cultural site bus tours, Down to Earth Markets, a Rock Climbing Wall and Live Reptile Displays. A Festival Film is held in the Outdoor Cinema under the stars. Exhibitions include Wirnda Barna Artists canvas artwork, quilt art, landscape photography, astrophotography and pottery, with many artworks also offered for sale.

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