Science Week Stargazing Evening with Dr. Martin George


August 16


07:00 pm - 09:00 pm

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Public Program at HIVE


Ulverstone Secondary College

38 Leven Street, Ulverstone, TAS 7310

Ulverstone, TAS, AU, 7310

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Celebrate NATIONAL SCIENCE WEEK with an evening under the stars …

Join Hive’s Principal Astronomer, Dr. Martin George, to look at the spectacular night sky and learn about the stars and planets!

You are encouraged to bring along your telescope if you have one, as a limited number will be provided for use on the evening.

This is an outdoor, night time event so please rug up and wear appropriate footwear.

If weather conditions do not permit, a special astronomy talk will be held by Dr George in the school gymnasium.

Suitable for all ages.

This event is free, however registrations are essential.


Dr Martin George MASA is Principal Astronomer at the Ulverstone Planetarium at Hive. Martin is a well-known communicator of astronomy, appearing frequently in the media (especially radio programmes and newspapers). He loves to bring the exciting science of astronomy to people of all ages. Martin is a member of several professional organisations, including the Astronomical Society of Australia, the International Astronomical Union, and the International Planetarium Society, in which he is Board Member for Oceania and Chair of International Development.


This event will be held on the school grounds at Ulverstone Secondary College.


Photograph of the Milky Way by Dr Martin George.

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