Mingenew Space Centre Stargazing

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Join us for a unique evening of stargazing and scientific discovery

Guests will be treated to the opportunity to explore the Yarragadee MOBLAS-5 Satellite Laser Ranging Observatory, as well as the night sky above.

Your Ticket Includes:

  • A guided tour of the facility: An opportunity to find out more about satellite laser ranging and the role that Mingenew plays in satellite tracking, astronomy, and geodesy
  • Explore the cosmos with our astronomer: Telescopes will be provided, but you are welcome to bring your own if you would like
  • Buffet Dinner by the Dish: Dine under the stars alongside one of the tracking station’s radio astronomy dishes
  • BYO alcoholic beverages
  • Complementary water & soft drinks

This is an all ages event.

With the exception of portions of the facility tour, this event will be outdoors, so please dress appropriately.

Please note the Observatory is normally closed to the public. We would like to thank the Geoscience Australia team for their support for this event, and the opportunity to visit the facility.

Want to know more about the Observatory? Check out these articles:

Mingenew’s Stargazing Season Events Program is supported by the Australian Government’s Building Better Regions Fund. You can find our more about Mingenew’s Stargazing Season here.”

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