• Mt Magnet Astro Rocks fest is an annual community astro geo-tourism event

  • Star Gaze with the visiting Astronomers join in the celestial fun

  • Spiraling Light

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Mount Magnet is Gateway to the Murchison Geo Region


Mt Magnet - Astro Rocks Festival

14th & 15th September 2018

 

                                                                                                                                              

Come and Enjoy

An evening of Stargazing in the Outback and other awesome astro activities

A Family Event

A weekend full of Fun, Food, Movies and Music also celebrating Badimaya language

Discover

Secrets of ancient rocks in earth's oldest landscape - the Murchison Geo Region.

Cool Things To Do

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2017 SPECIAL GUESTS

GAMI OLLIE GEORGE - 2017 NAIDOC MALE ELDER OF THE YEAR       

Come and enjoy "Nganang Badymia Wangga; Yarns with Gami Ollie George"

 Gami ollie George

Book and Art Exhibition  

 

LANNAH SAWERS - DIGGINS - 2017 FINALIST IN THE INTERNATIONAL BOOK AWARDS

Author "Red Dust Dreams" Living in the Outback

 

 

ASTRO ROCKS

  • International Centre Radio Astronomy Research SKA and MWA Displays
  • Renowned Astronomers
  • Night Sky Tours
  • Astrophotography Exhibition
  • Space Dome
  • Scitech Science Shows
  • Solar Planet and Moon Observing
  • Geo Rocks displays and presentations
  • Mining and Pastoral Museum
  • Treasures of the Earth Rock Collection
  • Indigenous astronomy and Cassini
  • Mystery Box Rocks
  • Flint Stones children's activities
  • Down to Earth Markets
  • Community Dinner under the stars
  • Outdoor Picture Theatre
  • Lapidary Demonstrations
  • Meteorite Tracking
  • Fireballs in the Sky
  • Yarns and Book Readings
  • Free Entry to events
  • STRICTLY NO ALCOHOL

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  • Discover more about the Cassini Mission to Saturn
  • Getting up close and personal with world renowned astrophotographers.
  • The Flowery "Rosette" Nebula. Inspired painting of an exploding star.
  • Arrive early enough for Solar viewing Moon gazing and Stars.
  • Enjoy Mystery Box Rock workshop activities.
  • Fireballs in the Sky - all about meteorites.

Celebrating Awesome Night Sky and Ancient Rocks in the Murchison


  • Enjoy the rock, photography and art exhibitions, street markets, movies, food, music and much much more. This is an event worth travelling to Mount Magnet for - come and join us.

 

 

About us

Mount Magnet is emerging as an accessible meeting place for the community and visitors to discover the ancient and rare rocks of the Murchison Region and, with internationally recognized clear dark skies, discover the awesome night sky above.

There from the beginning:

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Contact us

Mt Magnet - Astro Rocks

Mount Magnet Visitor Centre

P.O. Box 62

Mount Magnet WA 6638

61 8 99634172

Facebook mtmagnet-astrorocks

info@mtmagnet-astrorocks.com

visitor@mtmagnet.wa.gov.au

Visitor Centre and Museum Hours

Mon - Sat 9.00am - 4.00pm

Acknowledgments

Photography

Dr John Goldsmith Celestial Visions Click Here

Martin Grasl 

Lara Jensen Dusty Tracks Photography 

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HELPFUL LINKS

Mount Magnet Shire  Click Here

Australia's Golden Outback  Click Here

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