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Status of tonight's sky show

Great for Gazing

 
Saturday 16 December 2017
Sky show will proceed! smiley
 
 
Important Notice
The sky show schedule for the remainder of 2017, and for January and February 2018, has been amended.
Sky shows will not be nightly during this time.
We've removed most week night sky shows to allow business improvement works to proceed.
It is important to book in advance for any scheduled sky show.
We highly recommend you book online.
People with online bookings receive priority communications and updates.
 
 
Broken Hill visitors who need a lift - we currently offer pick up and drop off from accommodation for $20 return, per person.
 
Please note this transport service is limited by spaces.
 
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

The delivery was aimed at a level that was easily absorbed. The detail provided was extremely interesting in a backdrop of horizon to horizon view. Broken Hill is a brilliant location to view the stars.

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Peter, Melbourne, VIC

Fabulous way to learn about our beautiful southern sky. A great night out in Broken Hill. A true outback experience. Deb

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Rachel and Deb, Maclean, NSW

Latest Blog Posts

17 August, 2017 - 15:51
Satellites

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

13 July, 2017 - 17:51
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

24 March, 2017 - 18:17
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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