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Capturing the Cosmos

Discover the new astronomy being carried out under the breathtaking skies of the Australian outback.

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Modern astronomy is a far cry from the ancient star gazer hunched over an eyepiece. Explore how scientists use vast datasets, multi wavelength observations and computer simulations to study a universe filled with galaxies, dark energy and matter.


Duration: 45 minutes (Including a 20 minute live presentation)

Years: 4-12

Location: Planetarium

Terms: 1-2


Our education programs have been designed to engage students and support teachers in the delivery of the Western Australian Curriculum.  

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  • Use of mobile phones, electronic devices and photography are prohibited inside the Planetarium. 
  • For safety reasons, it is not possible to enter or re-enter a session after leaving. Please do not leave students unattended. 
  • Wheelchair accessible – space for four wheelchairs and carers. 
  • It’s dark during shows. Ask the presenter if you need help. 

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