Broken Hill, NSW, in the heart of outback Australia is a great place to soak up space and time.

Some of the locals have taken this to the... Read more



  • Sunday 17 August 2014
  • 9am to 2pm
  • Robinson College, Wentworth Road, Broken Hill, NSW... Read more

World Cup fever is not just about games.

Aside from being a great time to look at the underlying science that makes the ball move, it’s a... Read more

ESA/Hubble Information Centre says it is!

In Outback NSW, here in Broken Hill, we have been lucky to observe Jupiter in our vast sky for... Read more

NASA is celebrating Earth Day 2014 by inviting citizens to post selfies from their location, anywhere in the world.

This is a great... Read more


Part of the bigger picture for Outback Astronomy involves setting up our people (Indigenous and non-Indigenous) in new jobs and new businesses... Read more

It would be fitting one day to show the mining elders of Broken Hill, the great pioneers of mining, the future of where resources extraction is... Read more

People mistakenly think astronomy requires a powerful telescope and a high mountain in Chile.

Well, that would be nice if you were a... Read more

The International Space Station frequently passes over Broken Hill’s sky. As a speed of 7 km per second it will orbit Earth about 16 times a day... Read more

The largest volcano on Mars is Olympus Mons. At 26 km tall it’s three times higher than Mount Everest.

This is a mammoth object.

At... Read more