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Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium is turning 40

Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium is turning 40 and Brisbane is invited to come along and join in the celebrations.

To mark the occasion there's a a jam-packed weekend of events, including a free public lecture on Astrovisualisation by Dr Carter Emmart from the American Museum of Natural History.

Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium is turning 40

In a special 'Saturday Night Live' session, join with Planetarium Curator Mark Rigby and Dr Carter Emmart for a flight through the Cosmos.

Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium is turning 40

There's also the opportunity to view Skylore, the fascinating new Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander astronomy exhibition, as well as a historical photographic display of the Planetarium's early days.

Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium is turning 40

Visitors can enjoy 40% off Cosmic Skydome show tickets across the weekend, with a variety of shows available including new shows The Little Star That Could and Passport to the Universe. View the weekend show schedule HERE.

Nice to know -  Visitors are invited to share their favourite memories of the Planetarium. The best submissions will be included in a time-capsule that will be sealed until 2037. Entries for the competition are open until Monday 14 May.

Need to know - Bookings are strongly recommended for shows and Saturday Night Live.

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