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Messier Star Party Hamilton

Looking for something to do this Labour Day Long Weekend? Why not join us for the first-ever Hamilton Messier Star Party!! That's right!! This year, we are taking the Messier Star Party on the road and heading to Hamilton!! We have been working closely with the Grampians Shire Council and the Hamilton Harness Racing Club and are thrilled to announce this exciting event. Get ready for a mesmerizing evening under the stars as we explore the wonders of the night sky together. Whether you're a seasoned astronomer or just curious about the cosmos, this event promises to be an unforgettable experience for all ages. Bring your family and friends, pack a picnic, and join us as we gaze at the beauty of the universe above. From dazzling constellations to elusive nebulae, there's so much to discover and marvel at!!

Location: Hamilton Harness Racing Club, 21 Caldows Road, Hamilton 

Entry Cost: Adult - $15; Child (Under 16) - $5

Messier Star Party Events

14:00 - 16:30 - Solar Viewing

14:00 - 17:00 - Radio Astronomy

15:00 - 16:00 - Messier 100 Object Presentation

18:00 - 19:45 - Raffle Draw/Astro Trivia Quiz/Bingo

20:30 - 21:15 - What’s Up In The Sky Tonight

21:30 - 23:00 - Supper

21:00 - Till Late - Visual Observing

YOU MUST BOOK 1 TICKET PER PERSON

We recommend bringing along a chair as seating on site is limited, Additionally as the event is being held remotely we also recommend you bring along food & drink. Please dress for the occasion

UPON ARRIVAL AT THE HAMILTON HARNESS RACING CLUB PLEASE PRESENT YOUR TICKET TO THE ATTENDING MARSHAL AT THE ENTRANCE



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