‘SECRETS OF THE UNIVERSE’ (Special presentation for people registered for the ‘Banquet Under the Stars’ – REGISTER NOW)
How was the solar system formed? What are black holes? Will our sun really die? Will we live on Mars? How are stars made? Are there really other universes? These questions and more will be answered in a fascinating astronomy show called ‘Secrets of the Universe’.
Designed especially for Australian audiences by astronomy writer and lecturer David Reneke, ‘Secrets of the Universe’ is a full colour audio-visual program detailing the evolution of the Universe and the history of the space program. Dozens of amazing facts and figures about space will be revealed for everyone attending the talk.
Throughout the talk, David will be using the latest, most up to date visual material available from NASA and the Hubble Space Telescope. Audience members will marvel at close-up images of incredible planets, moons, stars, galaxies and black holes. They’ll revisit the Moon landing, examine the latest images of the surface of Mars – they’ll even get to hold a real meteorite, and much more!
David Reneke is one of Australia’s most well known and respected amateur astronomers and lecturers and has over 40 years experience in astronomy with links to some of the world s leading astronomical institutions.
David is also the publicist and writer for Australasian Science Magazine, he teaches astronomy at college level, is an invited speaker at astronomy conventions throughout Australia, a feature writer for major Australian newspapers, and is currently a science correspondent for ABC and commercial radio speaking on dozens of stations each week across the country on astronomy and space science issues.
This unique show will leave you astounded and on the edge of your seat as you discover the ‘Secrets of the Universe.’
Night Sky Viewing
After this amazing presentation, everyone will have the opportunity for telescope viewings. There is a laser guided sky tour to show people how to identify the different planets, bright stars and constellations. There will be several high power pro grade telescopes operating to cater for the expected interest.
Safe Solar Viewing
During the day, ‘safe solar viewing’ sessions will be run, allowing attendees unique viewings of the sun’s disc, large sunspots and solar flares if they are happening. Don’t miss this BIG crowd pleaser. This has been run for years using only the world’s best solar filtering equipment.
About David Reneke
David Reneke, one of Australia’s most well known and respected astronomers and lecturers, David has over 40 years experience in astronomy with links to some of the world’s leading astronomical institutions. He has an enthusiasm which is infectious, and it shows in his presentations.
David is the editor for Australia’s Astro-Space News Magazine and a writer for the prestigious Australasian Science magazine.
David teaches astronomy at college level, is an invited speaker at astronomy conventions throughout Australia, a feature writer and columnist for dozens of Australian newspapers, and is a celebrity science correspondent heard on more than 13 ABC & commercial radio stations across Australia every week – total audience, around 3 million! As a new author, David has two E-Books to his credit.
David has been featured on Regional TV stations in NSW, Good Morning America, American MSNBC news, the BBC, Spanish television and Sky News here in Australia.
He’s recently entertained passengers across Australia onboard the famous ‘GHAN’ with his show and has been invited back in the New Year. David has developed a style of presenting astronomy that is incredibly unique, fast paced and entertaining.
David recently toured the USA on a magazine assignment where he met Sir Richard Branson in New York and visited astronaut Buzz Aldrin, the second man to walk on the Moon, at his home in California. David also runs his enormously successful ‘Astronomy Outreach’ program.
This special presentation is strictly for people registered who have registered for the ‘Banquet Under the Stars’ – CLICK HERE TO REGISTER NOW)