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Mobile Planetariums

The following lists mobile planetariums known to the authors. This list is by no means intended to be exhaustive.

State Location Organisation
New South Wales    Sydney    Macquarie University Planetarium
  Sydney    Skyworks Planetarium
Queensland    SE Qld    Starlab Education
  FNQ    Night Sky Secrets Planetarium



Macquarie University Planetarium


Their planetarium projector system and portable GoDome is available, by arrangement, for groups of up to 40 people per session. The planetarium simulates the night sky. You can take a tour of the local Solar System, peer into the depths of the galaxy, or watch amazing new planetarium movies. Presentations can be tailored to the interests and age of your groups. See the website for details.


Address: Dept of Physics, Macquarie Uni NSW 2109
Web: goto.mq/planetarium



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Skyworks Planetarium


Skyworks Planetarium is a multi-award winning travelling educational resource employing the use of a STARLAB Portable Planetarium to visit schools and youth groups. Since starting in 2000, Skyworks has become the most active planetarium in greater Sydney. Programs are curriculum based to suit years K - 12.


Contact: Contact Geoff & Diana Zenner 0419 112 899, Fax (02) 9753 1898, for email, see web site.
Web: www.skyworks.net.au



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Starlab Education


Starlab Education provides astronomy and earth science presentations throughout Queensland. Fully trained presenters visit your school or venue with a 'Cosmodome Science Theatre & Planetarium' or a 'Starlab Planetarium' to provide educational programs tailored to suit your level of interest and understanding.


Address: PO Box 1656, Noosaville BC QLD 4566
Contact: Contact Paul Tickner 0417 394 354, for email, see web site.
Web: www.starlab.net.au



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Night Sky Secrets Planetarium


NightSkySecrets operate a Cosmodome Planetarium in North & Far North Queensland. They conduct both 3D Surround movies and Classic Planetarium presentations in schools, museums and events across Northern Queensland.


Contact: Contact Ian Maclean 0417 601 490.
Web: www.nightskysecrets.com.au/news/events/



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