News - April 2016

Image of Mars

Mars Moves Into Opposition

April 27, 2016

In May, look up at the night sky and wave “hello” to Mars. The “Red Planet” will be at opposition on 22 May, bringing it to within 75.3 million km of Earth, the closest it has been since...Read More

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Pale Blue Dot Day

April 24, 2016

Each year, on April 22 we celebrate Earth Day, a special day to honour the best planet in the entire universe! It’s also a day to appreciate our small and fragile oasis in space. From over...Read More

Meet the team

Meet the Team: Kevin

April 18, 2016

You may have met Kevin when looking through the courtyard telescopes after a Night Sky show, or seen him behind the BBQ at a Music and Laser Light show.    How long have you worked at...Read More

Yuri's Night

From Earth to Beyond – Yuri’s Journey

April 5, 2016

This year marks the 55th Anniversary since Yuri Gagarin became the first human to make it through our little blue planet's atmosphere and out into space. For many years, the United States and the...Read More