06Sep2019

Astronomy Nights at Your Place 

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This is an actual photo of one of our recent astronomy nights

Ask Yourself Have You Ever… Touched a real space rock? Seen the rings of Saturn? Viewed star clusters 17,000 light years away? Seen the craters and ‘seas’ on the Moon up close… or just looked through a large telescope?

HAVE TELESCOPE WILL TRAVEL – WE COME TO YOU!

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With world renowned astronomer, lecturer and media personality Dave Reneke as your guide you’ll view amazing planets, stars, clusters & constellations.

David is an expert astronomy lecturer, writer, author and heard on 13 radio stations across Australia each week! Designed for those with no knowledge of astronomy this talk is covered in simple, easy to understand terms.

Take a laser guided sky tour and enjoy the Aboriginal dream-time sky stories. You’ll also get to HOLD a REAL 4-Billion year old Meteorite! Great for Family BBQs, Birthdays, Clubs… or just a fun social night. ALL from your own backyard! Kids especially catered for.

Remember….‘We Come To You’

Marvel at our Laser Guided Sky Tour of The Milky Way… SEE Huge Moon Craters, Saturn’s Rings, Jupiter’s Moons…. View Stars & Clusters Thousands of Light Years Away…We Use Large 250mm Hi-Power Telescopes. We will also help you take your own photograph through the telescope with your smartphone of what you see!

An Amazing 2-Hour Experience!”

Here’s what they’re saying….

* Absolutely amazing -we learnt so much and Dave is brilliant. It was a great introduction to the stars and amazing for a first timer to see actual planets through the large telescope. Do yourself a favour – take this tour. It’s worth every cent!  Maureen Rivenell, Port Macquarie NSW

*This evening event changed forever how I will see the night skies. We got to see four planets (Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn) and different star clusters. After the presentation Dave stayed a little longer and answered all our questions. Highly recommended, especially for families.  Barry and Kita Sorenson, Taree NSW

*Thanks Dave for a night we are still moved by! The impact has been huge on our kids, especially those close-up views of the Moon! We saw the rings of Saturn wide open, also Jupiter and took a photo through the telescope. I’m telling my friends about this too!  Karen Amato, Wauchope NSW

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Our special program is unique… a never to be forgotten journey of the night sky. There is nothing quite like seeing the distant stars and planets with your own eyes through our magnificent telescopes – and it’s all done from your backyard with your friends around!   YOU WILL SEE AND HEAR THINGS YOU WILL NOT BELIEVE!

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$20 Per Person  Minimum 6… Kids FREE!

 Discount for Larger Groups – Ph:0400 636 363   Email: davereneke@gmail.com

**All new bookings go in the DRAW to WIN an $800 Telescope Package!

 

 


Secrets Of The Universe

Have you ever wondered how big the Universe is, or how far away the stars are? Perhaps you’ve wondered about galaxies and black holes, or if we’ll ever live in space one day. All these questions and more are answered in this special astro/space show ‘Secrets of the Universe’ You’ll see some amazing slides and hear some amazing fact. Some of you will be shocked at what you hear.

Suitable for those with little or no knowledge of astronomy, this enthralling astro show is covered in simple, easy to understand terms. No, you won’t be bored, we can promise you that! So go on! Explore the Universe. You’ll even get to hold a real large meteorite Dave brings along to each session! David has an enthusiasm which is infectious, and he’s well known for his enthusiastic and vibrant presentations. You’ll hear things that will stun you.

Really! You’ll see some incredible sights using some of the best images from NASA and the Hubble Telescope. David will also take a special look at the first Moon landing and present dozens of amazing facts you didn’t know and weren’t told about this mission

You, and each member of your group, gets our FREE Astronomy Intro-Pack and kids receive FREE coulouring in and space fact sheets. We have all our own gear including large portable projection screen. All we need is a spot on your premises away from the light for awhile and seating. This show can be done inside or outside – your choice.

Areas Covered: Mainly restricted to the Mid Coast region of New South Wales (Coffs to Newcastle) BUT willing to travel outside these areas if costs covered.

Costs: We usually charge $4 per paying person with a minimum of 60 people … larger groups can be done at a more negotiable cost. For ALL shows please call first (0400 636 363) to discuss the matter OR Email me davereneke@gmail.com and I’m sure we’ll work something out to suit you and your budget.

Service Groups/Clubs/Organisations

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LOOKING FOR A GUEST SPEAKER?

IF you are a member of a service group, club or similar service or community based organisation (Apex, Lions., Probus, Rotary CWA,. etc) within a reasonable distance of the mid-north coast NSW and want a guest speaker here’s your chance to get one of Australia’s best speakers at no cost. Dave will do a FREE animated slide show talk on Astronomy and Space to any groups of 30 or more in attendance. There is no upper limit to group size.

The Talk

Have you ever wondered how big the Universe is, or how far away the stars are? Perhaps you’ve wondered about galaxies and black holes, or if we’ll ever live in space one day. All these questions and more are answered in this special 45minute astro/space show ‘Secrets of the Universe.’ Designed for all service and community clubs and organisations, you’ll see some amazing slides and hear some amazing facts. Some of you will be shocked at what you hear.

This enthralling astro show is covered in simple, easy to understand terms. No, you won’t be bored, we can promise you that! So go on! Explore the Universe. David has an enthusiasm which is infectious, and he’s well known for his enthusiastic and vibrant presentations. You’ll see some incredible sights using some of the best images from NASA and the Hubble Telescope.

Interested?

Please email Dave for further information davereneke@gmail.com

One Off Programs: If you are in need of a specialised astronomy talk that doesn’t fit in the above categories then speak to us. There are many tho choose from. OR I can devise a program tailored for you.

Some recommendations:

Good morning Dave. My name is Paul Barry and you may recall I introduced myself after your presentation last Tuesday at the Probus South meeting at the Port Macquarie Golf Club. Firstly, let me reiterate what a wonderful presentation you gave on the Planets, Stars and Constellations of our night skies. It certainly garnered a lot of interest at question time from the members, a sure sign that it was a most enjoyable and informative talk. Well done.

You may also recall that I mentioned that I was the Guest Speaker Liaison officer for another club, Port Macquarie Combined Probus and cheekily asked if you might consider being our Guest Speaker later this year. I hope you can consider our invitation. Looking forward to hearing from you and I note that you have presented to our club back in 2009! Many new members since then though but still quite a few that recall your talk and highly recommend you.

 

 

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