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Siding Spring Observatory, Coonabarabran

Categories: Observatories, Museums
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  • Peter provided a informative and interesting tour of the site which was accessible to both Mr 12 and both parents. Highly recommended! 
  • A little gem in the mountains! What an amazing place. Full of science and wonderful scenery. A great visitors centre and lots to see and do. 
  • There's a little museum, cafe and gift shop here as well as an observation area in the observation tower itself. You can watch the giant telescope moving around. 
  • Small but interesting exhibition. Can view the main 4m telescope. There's a cafe. Fantastic views of the area
  • Well worth visiting. Great views and space age feeling
  • Visited on the open day during the October Starfest. Was awesome to get and up close with the professional equipment. A definite must for any budding astronomer, amateur or professional.
  • I went during the day and there's not a huge amount to see/do. Some really cool pictures of stars and galaxies. Highlight was trying to lift 1L carton of milk on each different planet
  • This was a interesting place to visit and the drive there was great
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