- Fort Phillip time and telescope tour
4:30pm – 6pm
Saturdays, 20 April to 25 May 2013
Find out about Fort Phillip in this twilight tour and learn about timekeeping with the stars
- The science and culture of Australian meteorite craters
Monday 13 May 2013
Dr Duane Hamacher, UNSW, will talk about Australian meteor craters – covering the impact record, science, and related Aboriginal traditions.
- Starburst world: a night of imagination, stargazing and wine with Ross Gibson – a Sydney Writers Festival event
6pm – 8pm
Friday 24 May 2013
Journey with Ross Gibson to his ‘Starburst World: William Dawes at Sydney Cove 1788-9′ through language, stars and imagination at Sydney Observatory, then enjoy a glass of wine, hors d’oeuvres and telescope viewing.
- Fred Watson’s journey through time and space with pizza - Sydney Writers Festival Umbrella Event
3.30pm – 5.30pm
Sunday 26 May 2013
Journey with Fred Watson, astronomer in charge of the Australian Astronomical Observatory, as he discusses ‘Star-craving Mad: Tales from a travelling astronomer’.