MEDIA ALERT - Stargazing live in Townsville

Townsville's budding astronomers will bring out their telescopes and look to the skies in a live stargazing event hosted by The Australian National University (ANU) at Townsville State High School tomorrow night, Tuesday 13 November 2018. 

ANU astronomer Dr Brad Tucker will be guiding the citizen scientists through the galaxies above, and will hold a public lecture beforehand ton The Universe and the future of space. 

The free event is open to the public. For more information and to register, please visit this website:

Media are welcome to attend. 

WHAT: Stargazing Live and public lecture with ANU astronomer Dr Brad Tucker

WHEN: Tuesday 13 November 2018 - public lecture from 6pm, stargazing from 7pm

WHERE: J Block Theatre (public lecture) and oval (stargazing) at Townsville State High School, Boundary St, Railway Estate. 

Contact: Jo Meehan, ANU Media, 0436 605 635

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