Star trails over Dubbo Observatory.

Bookings

Night Sky and Telescope Viewing

  • Astronomy presentation under the stars
  • Viewing stars, planets, nebulae and galaxies through various telescopes
  • Astronomy questions answered
  • Minimum One hour show
  • Free astrophotograph with your Canon or Nikon DSLR camera
  • Maximum capacity of 50 people
  • If we cant show you anything through a telescope due to bad weather, we do our extended presentation instead and issue a 50% refund exc booking fee.

Premium Session

  • Held after the final Night Sky session
  • Usually not available on nights around the full moon
  • Informative astronomy talk under the stars
  • Viewing stars, planets, nebulae and galaxies through various telescopes
  • Astronomy questions answered in detail
  • Two hour session
  • Maximum of six people per session
  • Four free astrophotographs of deep sky objects with your supplied and eligible DSLR camera
  • Free 6×4 photo of a deep sky object
  • Supplied astronomical binoculars for your personal use throughout the night

Astrophotography

  • Only held on moonless nights
  • Bring your own Canon, Nikon or Sony DSLR camera
  • Alternatively, bring a standard SD card
  • Photos of various deep sky objects such as galaxies, nebulae, and star clusters with your camera through telescopes
  • 17″ Planewave telescope and 4″ Takahashi refractor
  • Bring a wide angle lens for images of constellations or the Milky Way
  • Two hour session
Partial Solar Eclipse

Daytime Solar Viewing

  • Not Available

Private Telescope Viewing

  • This is a personal session just for you and anyone you want to bring along.
  • Informative astronomy talk under the stars
  • Viewing stars, planets, nebulae and galaxies through various telescopes
  • Astronomy questions answered in detail
  • Two hour session
  • Four free astrophotographs of deep sky objects with your supplied and eligible DSLR camera
  • Free 6×4 photo of a deep sky object
  • Supplied astronomical binoculars for your personal use throughout the night

Online Star Gazing

  • A live tour online showing you deep sky objects (Galaxies, nebulae, and star clusters) through our telescopes.