PULSE@Parkes: Application for an Observing Slot

Observing slots on the October 2019 - March 2020 Parkes schedule are now open for applications.

Before completing and submitting your application please read the information provided on the Teacher FAQ page.

Slot Date Time  School  
1 25 October 2019 10.00 - 12.00 AEDT    
2 29 October 2019
10.00 - 12.00 AEDT  
3 22 November 2019 11.00 - 13.00 AEDT Knox Grammar School  
4 8 December 2019 17.30 - 19.30 AEDT Special session for RTSRE Conference, Melbourne  
5 27 February 2020 10.30 - 12.30 AWST Session in Perth at Pawsey Centre  
6 29 February 15.00 -  21.00 AWST Special public session for Perth Astrofest  
7 26 March 2020 11.00 - 13.00 AEDT Denison College, Kelso Campus  

Please note that dates and times of sessions are subject to change. 

To Apply

To appy, please send an email to the Project Coordinator, Robert Hollow that includes the following:

  1. Your name
  2. School name
  3. School address
  4. Contact number at work (include area code)
  5. Contact email
  6. Number of students (maximum 24) and which year/s they are in. The program is usually open to students in Years 10 -12.
  7. Indicate if they are studying the Astrophysics option if NSW Physics or some type of special program.
  8. Please indicate your choice of preferred dates from the sessions shown above. You may select up to three possible sessions.
  9. Please use PULSE@Parkes Application in the subject line.

If you have a small group, please indicate if you are willing to share the slot with another small group from a different school.

Project staff may contact you regarding your application. Please be aware that we usually receive more applications than places available so preference is given to applications received by Monday 25 March 2019.


For further details please contact Robert Hollow via email or on 02 9372 4247