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Great for Gazing

Wednesday 26 October 2016
We expect cloud to be blown away before the start of tonight's sky show.yes

Attention Star Gazers!

Outback Astronomy is located at 18817 Barrier Highway, on the road to Wilcannia, Cobar, Sydney.
Locals know it as "the old RFDS Base". It's now our "Space Base".
The venue is not open to the public during daytime hours.
Sky show guests should try to arrive 30 minutes before the start of your sky show.
See our location map in "The Experience" section on this website.
Please bring your own ear phones (standard 3.5mm connector as used in an mp3 player, tablet) or you can purchase ear phones from us.
Broken Hill visitors who need a lift - we currently offer pick up and drop off from accommodation for $15 return, per person.
If you need transportation to the sky show, just give us a call 0427 055 225 (between 11am and 5pm).
Please note this transport service is limited by spaces.


What People Say About the Experience

Fantastic way to see the outback sky – relax, sit back and soak it all in!

Inga, Melbourne, VIC

What a wonderful night. The vastness of the starry night spread out above us as Linda informs and entertains, all wrapped up on cold nights in a sleeping bag, whilst being warmed by a thermos of hot chocolate.

Close up views of distant

Justin, Sydney, attended August 2016

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