What and When
On Friday, 21st August 2015, you can be part of a WORLD RECORD attempt!
What record? The most people looking through a telescope at different sites in the one country at the same time.
Many astronomical societies around Australia are supporting this record attempt and we need as many people as possible to be involved. So be sure to bring along all your family and friends so you can all be part of a new world record!
ASAW will be conducting our event at Trinity College, Thurgoona Campus.
With so many people needing to be looking through telescopes at the same time, lots of telescopes are required. If you already have one, fantastic. But if not, there are other options. The astronomical societies and their members often have extra telescopes (but don't count on them being available for such a large event). The other option is a special, low-cost telescope available for this event...
The special telescope being made for the event is a 3cm aluminium tube telescope with a small, desktop tripod, slide focuser, and works for about 30x magnification which is good enough to resolve some craters on the Moon. The telescope costs only $10 and includes an official certificate of participation!
Registration REGISTRATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED
Please register to be part of this special event. Note that your contact details will only be used in relation to this event.