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Vivid Sydney 2009: Smart Light Sydney – Festival of the Stars

May 27, 2009toMay 30, 2009

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  • 29–30 May 2009: 6–10pm
  • Sydney Observatory
  • Tickets from $10 

Smart Light SydneySmart Light Sydney is also a partner of the UN International Year of Astronomy 2009, highlighting the need for darker night skies through smart lighting in cities globally, and will celebrate Sydney Observatory’s Festival of the Stars to showcase the opportunities for spectacular stargazing thanks to reduced light pollution.

The Festival of the Stars will host two nights of spectacular stargazing on the first weekend of Smart Light Sydney. Visitors will be able to view Saturn, the constellations of the deep south that make up Argo Navis, the legendary ship from Jason and the Argonauts along with zodiac constellations of Leo and Virgo through telescopes.

See the latest in astronomy products, meet astronomers from all over Sydney, experience special 3D theatre presentations and talks every half hour, food stalls and entertainment plus every adult entry includes a glass of wine.

View other Smart Light Sydney events.

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