Welcome to Outback Astronomy

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The Experience

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Upcoming Shows

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Show calendar

Status of tonight's sky show

No Show on Tonight

 
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

Great to hear about constellations. Have some knowledge now to encourage me to use my telescope in Melbourne. Great value.

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Ray, Melbourne, VIC

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)

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Caitlin, Mildura, Vic, attended February 2016

Latest Blog Posts

14 November, 2016 - 16:39
Moon

If you are in Broken Hill tonight and want to view the super moon, keep a watch on the NE horizon from 7.10pm tonight!

The Moon should rise here about 7.15pm on the flat horizon and it will... Read More

2 August, 2016 - 10:28
award

Outback Astronomy, only 28 months young as a tourism enterprise, has won gold in our regional tourism awards.

The Regional New South Wales Tourism Awards 2016 includes most of our state (... Read More

1 June, 2016 - 10:33
ESA

When will Australia join the space race?

Ultimately, there are lots of young people in Australia who see their future careers in space. To become involved they currently have to leave our... Read More

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