Events

Experience the Universe in 3D

Date: Wednesday 27 Sep - Friday 6 October 2017
Time: See session details below
Venue: Swinburne University Virtual Reality Theatre, Ground floor, AR Building, AR104, Hawthorn Campus
Cost:$10.00

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Screenshot from Swinburne Astronomy Productions 'Bigger than big'

Experience the Universe in 3D during theSeptember school holidays at Swinburne's Virtual Reality Theatre. The 50-minute session will take you on an amazing journey starting in the solar system and then on to explore a Universe that is 'bigger than big'.

AstroTours feature amazing 3D movies created by the award-winning Swinburne Astronomy Productions team, and all sessions are presented by the Centre's astronomers or postgraduate researchers.

Session times are shown below and places are limited.

  • Wednesday 27 September, 10am
  • Wednesday 27 September, 2pm
  • Friday 29 September, 2pm
  • Thursday 5 October, 2pm
  • Friday 6 October, 10am
  • Friday 6 October, 2pm

Please arrive at least 10-15 minutes before the advertised start time.

AstroTours are suitable for children aged 6 years and above. 5 year olds can attend if they're accompanying another child aged 6 or above. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. For safety reasons no prams/strollers, etc are allowed in the theatre.

Visit the Centre for Astrophysics and Supercomputing for more information.

How to register

Bookings are essential and can be made to Elizabeth Thackray via email or phone 03 9214 5569.

Cost: $10 per person, payable at the door by cash or cheque. To pay by credit card please complete the form below and bring with you on the day.

AstroTour credit card payment form [Word, 130KB]

Contact Information: Elizabeth Thackray
Email: ethackray@swin.edu.au Tel: +61 3 9214 5569

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