Astrofest excitement growing in Perth

  Last updated March 14, 2018 at 10:58 am

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Astrofest is an annual festival of epic proportions, and an engaging celebration of Western Australian astronomy and stargazing.


This video shows highlights of Astrofest 2017, which was held on March 18th 2017. Despite heavy cloud and rain all morning, astronomy fans from all over Perth came along to join in on the fun.


Astrofest 2018 will be held at Curtin Stadium and Edinburgh Oval in Perth, WA on March 24th 2018. All are welcome to attend this astronomically awesome FREE event.


For more information on the event: http://www.astronomywa.net.au/astrofest.html


To preregister to attend, and be in the draw to win awesome prizes: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/astrofest2018


 




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