Astrofest 2016

This astronomy festival of epic proportions will be an engaging celebration of Australian science. As well as optical and radio telescopes observing throughout the day and night, Astrofest will feature a myriad of interesting, engaging and exciting indoor and outdoor activities for the whole family. You can also take a look through some of WA’s biggest telescopes.

With telescope observing throughout the evening, Astrofest activities will also include:

  • Solar observing from 5pm
  • Model of the Square Kilometre Array telescope
  • Scitech space dome and science shows
  • Night sky tours and guest speakers
  • Radio Astronomy
  • Info stalls and hands-on activities
  • Giveaways for young and young-at-heart
  • Astrophotography competition
  • Some of WA’s biggest telescopes
  • Telescopes to try and buy

For more details check out the Astrofest Flyer, the Astrofest Poster or even go to