Astronomy night: Secrets of the stars
Blackheath area in Blue Mountains National Park
Experience a night under the stars in Blue Mountains National Park these school holidays. Find out all about astronomy and the night sky over Blackheath during this family-friendly activity.
Saturday 28 December 2019 and Saturday 4 January 2020, 6.45pm to 9pm.
- Blue Mountains Heritage Centre, Blackheath area
- Easy. Suitable for adults and children 5 years and over.
Adult/child (5 years and over) $55 per person.
- Meeting point
- Blue Mountains Heritage Centre
- What to
- Torch, suitable clothing
- Bookings required. Phone 1300 072 757 for more information or book online.
Join a NSW National Parks ranger and local astronomer Tony Lewis to discover the night sky in Blackheath. You'll hear the remarkable stories behind constellations and take a guided evening stroll through Blue Mountains National Park.
Have you ever wondered about the difference between a planet and a star? Or how and why black holes are formed? This family-friendly event is a great way to learn all about our ever-expanding universe and the latest breakthroughs in astronomy. Your evening includes:
- An astronomy presentation
- A guided evening walk in Blue Mountains National Park. Head torches provided
- Bush food tasting
- Taking a look through a telescope, weather permitting
It's a good idea to wear warm clothes and be ready to have some fun!
- National Parks Contact Centre
- 7am to 7pm daily
- 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS) for the cost of a local call within Australia excluding mobiles
- 02 9585 6831
- in the Blackheath area of Blue Mountains National Park in the Sydney and surrounds region
Blackheath area is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.