Indigenous stargazing with Pete Swanton and Brad Tucker

Indigenous stargazing with Pete Swanton and Brad Tucker

Date & time: 7.30pm 2 August 2021, AEST (Australian Eastern Standard Time)
Location: Fellows Oval, Fellows Road, ANU Campus, Acton ACT 2601, Australia
Speakers: Pete Swanton, and Dr Brad Tucker

Did you know that Aboriginal peoples are considered the world's first astronomers? Join Indigenous astronomer Pete Swanton and astrophysicist Dr Brad Tucker on Fellows Oval to stargaze using telescopes to navigate the skies. You will get a chance to chat with Pete and Brad to learn about Australia's rich and extensive history of stargazing and how it differs from Western methods that we often used today. 

In the event of cloudy/bad weather, stargazing will be cancelled and all registrants will be contacted via Eventbrite.

Part of a series of events celebrating the 75th anniversary of ANU.

Please note: This is an in-person event, and according to ACT Health masks are recommended. If you do not feel well, have been in contact with a confirmed or suspected case, or visited an identified COVID hotspot, we urge you to please get yourself tested and refrain from attending the event. ACT Health provide regular updates therefore, attendees are requested to review and follow their guidelines before attending.