Win a telescope!

ASAW is conducting a writing competition for primary and secondary school students.  Students are asked to write a short piece describing why they would like to own a telescope and what they might do with one.

Prizes are generously donated by members of the Albury-Wodonga community who no longer had a use for them:

Primary school prize
20cm Newtonian reflector on Dobsonian mount with 2 eyepieces

Secondary school prize
Saxon FR900 x 130 Newtonian reflector on an EQ2 mount with 2 eyepieces and clock drive.

Prize winners will also receive one year’s complimentary membership of the Astronomical Society of Albury-Wodonga and will be given training in the set up and use of their telescope.

IMPORTANT: The entry deadline has been extended until 24 July 2015.  Winners will be announced during National Science Week, 15-23 August 2015.

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