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Status of tonight's sky show

Too Cloudy for Viewing

Next sky show: Friday 23 March 2018
Friday Night Hangout
Transport Service
We offer a pick up and drop off from accommodation for $20 return, per person.
When you book online there is an option to purchase your return travel as well as ear phones.

Enquiries phone +61 0427 055 225

(11am to 5pm daily - Broken Hill is in the same time zone same as Adelaide, South Australia)


Time Zone in Broken Hill, Australia

Australian Central Daylight Time (ACDT) in Broken Hill is equal to Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) +10.5 hours (October, November, December, January, February, March)

Daylight saving time begins at 2am on the first Sunday in October. Clocks are put forward one hour. It ends at 2am (3am Daylight Saving Time) on the first Sunday in April. Clocks are put back one hour.

Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) in Broken HIll is equal to UTC +9.5 hours (April, May, June, July, August, September)

What People Say About the Experience

Fabulous experience. Didn’t know there was so much to learn about stars. Linda and Travis are extremely knowledgeable and passionate about astronomy which made the night amazing.

Tanya, Scotland

Such a fantastic experience! I didn’t realise there was so much to see and learn about the night sky until I saw it through binoculars. It’s something we take for granted every night! (we had) a very approachable and knowledgeable guide – (they)

Caitlin, Mildura, Vic, attended February 2016

Latest Blog Posts


A special sight for many visitors to Broken Hill is the “fast moving star” – the glint of light that seems to move amongst stars.

This is how many city people are introduced to satellites... Read More

Australian Space Agency

An Aussie space agency is being spoken about out loud!

It was just the other evening at a sky show on the 5th or 6th July – either Not Phased! or was it Moon Tonight... Read More

Australian Space Agency

Will there be an Australian Space Agency soon?

That’s an ASA, no “N”.

Let’s hope so.

If you are one of Australia’s hot, bright, young stars, not the luminous plasma type in the... Read More

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