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Sydney Observatory

Sydney, Australia
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Built in 1858, Sydney's heritage listed Observatory is located in the heart of the historic Rocks district. While the Sydney Harbour and skyline might be stunning, the night sky is what really shines. Featuring an educational virtual reality 3D space theatre, an historic 29cm lens telescope, a 42cm computer controlled telescope and a hydrogen-alpha solar telescope. Theres plenty here to keep any space enthusiast giggling with joy for hours. Both daytime and nighttime viewing opportunities are available, offering stunning views of the sun, moon, planets and stars. Nighttime opening hours vary throughout the year and can get rather busy in the warmer months. Whether you are interested yourself in space, Sydney... Read More

Built in 1858, Sydney's heritage listed Observatory is located in the heart of the historic Rocks district. While the Sydney Harbour and skyline might be stunning, the night sky is what really shines. Featuring an educational virtual reality 3D space theatre, an historic 29cm lens telescope, a 42cm computer controlled telescope and a hydrogen-alpha solar telescope. Theres plenty here to keep any space enthusiast giggling with joy for hours. Both daytime and nighttime viewing opportunities are available, offering stunning views of the sun, moon, planets and stars. Nighttime opening hours vary throughout the year and can get rather busy in the warmer months. Whether you are interested yourself in space, Sydney history or simply want to enjoy a night of something a little different, the Sydney observatory offers a memorable experience. 

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