Past Meetup

Star gazing on a warm summers night

This Meetup is past

12 people went

Price: A$10.00 /per person

Eltham Lower Park, Main Rd

Eltham · Melbourne

How to find us

When you enter Eltham Lower Park, turn left at the roundabout and drive to the hand of the Carpark.

Location image of event venue

Details

Hello again everyone!

I just apologize for the lateness of organizing this, until this afternoon I thought I was going to be unavailable for this Friday night. Events moved and here we are!

Friday Feburary 7, going to be a warm night. This does make viewing far more comfortable but it's never as good as a blisteringly cold winters evening. At any rate, there will be a few things in store.

First and foremost, the moon will be giving us a show, or half of it to be more precise. Because of how much there is to see on the moon, I am going to have one telescope pointing at this all night

What else will we see, Jupiter and several of its moons! All four of the brighter larger moons should be visible, Europe may be difficult to spot though.
A few of the largest globular clusters in the Milky Way will be on show, each containing hundreds of thousands of stars. We'll be able to see the Small and Large Magellanic, the two nearest dwarf galaxies to us.
There will also be nebulae such as the Great Orion Nebula, open clusters like the Jewel Box Cluster.

Come join me for the night, it's only $10 and will be easy to find. The details and a map location are in the rest if the meetup thing.

Hope to see you there :)

Colin