Star Gazing in Paddock Creek Reserve

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Friends of Paddock Creek (FoPC) are holding a series of stargazing event in the first half of 2024.

Paddock Creek Reserve is a good place to stargaze as it is relatively dark at night with open skies.

FoPC held a number of successful stargazing events in 2023 with the support of a Community Events grant from Moorabool Shire Council. Funding through the Stronger Communities Program enabled the purchase of the telescope.

The stargazing events will be held near the rotunda at Paddock Creek Reserve on Lyndhurst St – opposite the dam. A limit of 20 people will apply so that everyone can have a reasonable viewing and a chance to learn how to use a telescope. It will be dark and could be cold, so please dress accordingly. If you bring a torch a red LED is preferred, if possible.

A small charge will apply.

Content: Friends of Paddock Creek Inc

All Dates & Times
  • 17 Feb
    8:30pm - 10:30pm
  • 16 Mar
    8:10pm - 10:30pm
  • 13 Apr
    6:30pm - 9:30pm
  • 18 May
    6:30pm - 9:30pm
  • 15 Jun
    6:30pm - 9:30pm

Accessibility Information

  • Welcomes and assists people who have challenges with learning, communication, understanding and behaviour. (includes people with autism, intellectual disability, Down syndrome, acquired brain injury (ABI), dyslexia and dementia)
  • Caters for people who use a wheelchair.

17 Feb - 15 Jun

Paddock Creek Reserve

14 Lyndhurst Street, Gordon VIC 3345

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