Aoraki Mackenzie Starlight Festival

The Hermitage and Hillary Alpine Centre, Mt Cook, Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park, New Zealand

The Starlight Festival Multi Event Pass

$90 per individual ;
$70 per student (17 years or younger)

The Multi event pass allows you entry into the following events.

Friday 13 October– Sunday 15 October 2017

Time, Date

Event Name

Venue

Ticket Prices

 

Friday 13 October

2.00pm - 4.00pm Solar telescopes outside Hillary Alpine Centre, Mt Cook Free
2.00pm - 5.30pm Astro-photography exhibition Hillary Alpine Centre,
Mt Cook
Free
2.00pm - 5.30pm Exhibition: the Harmful effects of light pollution The Hillary Café, the Hermitage Free
2.00pm - 3.30pm Planetarium show Denis Callesen Planetarium Theatre $10
Limited Seats
3.30pm - 4.30pm Lecture in Chinese by Sze-Leung Cheung on light pollution Denis Callesen
Planetarium theatre
$10
Limited Seats
4.30pm - 5.30pm Son et lumiere Fraser Gunn Denis Callesen
Planetarium theatre
$10
Limited Seats
7.00pm - 7.45pm Opening (with speeches); powhiri, mihi, kapa haka group Hillary Café,
Hermitage
Free
Limited Seats
Please register
7.45pm - 9.00pm Lecture by Kevin Govender on 'Astronomy for Humankind' Denis Callesen
Planetarium theatre
$15
Limited Seats
9.30pm - midnight BigSky Stargazing night tour. Hot drinks etc to be available at observing site, cash sales. Aoraki/Mt Cook airport $10

Saturday 14 October

10.00am - 1.00pm Solar telescopes Outside Hillary Alpine Centre, Mt Cook Free

10.00am - 12.30pm Astro-photography exhibition Hillary Alpine Centre,
Mt Cook
Free

10.00am - 5.00pm Exhibition: the Harmful effects of light pollution The Hillary Café, the Hermitage Free
10.00am - 11.00am Documentary 'City Dark' Denis Callesen
Planetarium Theatre
$5
Limited Seats
11.00am-12.30pm

Great Barrier Island Dark Sky Sanctuary presentations.These will be followed by a presentation on Astronomy at the University of Canterbury.

Denis Callesen
Planetarium Theatre
$10
Limited Seats
11.00am - 12.30pm Astro-photography workshop by Mark Gee Chamois Bar & Grill,
Mt Cook Lodge
$10
Limited Seats
1.30pm - 4.00pm Galileoscope workshop Chamois Bar & Grill,
Mt Cook Lodge
$20
Limited Seats
2.00pm - 3.30pm Planetarium show (repeat) Denis Callesen Planetarium Theatre $10
Limited Seats
1.30pm - 5.00pm Solar telescopes Outside Hillary Alpine Centre, Mt Cook Free

1.30pm - 5.00pm Astro-photography exhibition Hillary Alpine Centre,
Mt Cook
Free

5.00pm - 6.00pm Son et Lumiere Dr Steve Chadwick Denis Callesen
Planetarium Theatre
$10
Limited Seats
7.30pm - 9.00pm lecture by Dr Natalie Batalha (NASA) on 'A Planet for Goldilocks: The Search for Evidence of Life Beyond Earth' Denis Callesen
Planetarium Theatre
$15
Limited Seats
9.30pm - midnight Telescope and Galileoscope observing with BigSky Stargazing. Hot drinks etc to be available at observing site, cash sales. Mt Cook airport $10

Sunday 15 October

10.00am - 12.30pm Solar telescopes Outside Hillary Alpine Centre, Mt Cook Free
10.00am-12.30pm Astro-photography exhibition Hillary Alpine Centre,
Mt Cook
Free
10.00am - 12.30pm Exhibition: the Harmful effects of light pollution The Hillary Café, the Hermitage Free
10.00am - 11.00am A lecture and video presentation by Mark Gee Denis Callesen
Planetarium Theatre
$10
Limited Seats
11.00am - 12.30pm Lecture by Sze-Leung Cheung on 'The threats of LEDs to astronomy and how to build a dark sky friendly future' (in English) Denis Callesen
Planetarium Theatre
$15
Limited Seats
12.30pm - 12.45pm Closing ceremony Denis Callesen
Planetarium Theatre
Free
Limited Seats
Please register
2.00pm - 5.00pm Mt John Observatory open day; see the telescopes, talk to astronomers Mt John Observatory,
Lake Tekapo
$10

Please note the following event is not included in this Multi Event Pass.

Pukaki Observatory special event; wine tasting and stargazing-Please purchase tickets separately for this event.

 

 

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