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Sidewalk Astronomy Carnival

April 23rd, 2009

In celebration of the International Year of Astronomy (IYA) 2009, Science Centre Singapore and The Astronomical Society of Singapore (TASOS) together with their partners, HISTORYTM, StarHub and VivoCity, are bringing to Singaporeans a Sidewalk Astronomy Carnival. The Carnival will provide a unique opportunity for the public to gain an understanding of astronomy through observations of the sky and related educational talks, activities and documentaries that bring enjoyment and edutainment to both young and old. The public will be able to get up close and personal with the Moon and Saturn through telescopes set up on site.

Details of the carnival are as follows:

Dates: 1 & 2 May 09
Time: 6pm - 10pm
Venue: VivoCity Skypark

The programme is as follows:

Time

Event

6:00-6:30pm

Astronomy projects for kids/families

6:30-7:00pm

Stage games by emcee + FAQs

7:00-7:45pm

History Channel Screening of The Universe (The Moon)

8:00 - 9:00pm

Telescope viewing starts &

Talk by Mr Kalaimani s/o Retnasamy titled "The Night Sky and our Solar System"

9:00 - 9:15pm

Stage games by emcee + FAQs

9:15 - 10:00pm

History Channel Screening of The Universe (Saturn - Lord of the Rings)

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