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Telescope & Night Sky Viewing , Remote Observatory Hosting.
841 Timor Road, Coonabarabran, NSW, Australia.
Warrumbungle Observatory is located under protected dark skies near Siding Spring Observatory, Australia's Premier Optical Observatory.
TELESCOPE & NIGHT SKY VIEWING
NEW 20 Inch Telescope
Viewing starts at 7:00 PM
Numbers are limited so bookings are essential
Phone0488 425 112
Email starr_peter@hotmail.com
click here for more information


Photographs by Visitors at our Viewing Nights,
School Groups - Mobile Telescope Service
Bus Tour Groups - Mobile Telescope Service
Astronomy For Beginners Workshop
Remote Observatory Hosting
Accommodation
Star Photography for The International Star Registry
Astrophotography
This picture of the Transit of Venus taken by yours truly with an 8 inch telescope and a canon 550D slr camera. Bring your Canon SLR camera to one of our shows and try for yourself.
Photometry - Variable Stars
Weather - Current Conditions & Forecasts
ASTRO NEWS

Partial Solar Eclipse visible from Warrumbungle Observatory on Wednesday 14 November, starting at 7am concluding 9am. Two thirds of the Sun will be eclipsed by the Moon at 8am. This can be safely viewed through our telescopes. Call 0488 425 112 for more information and bookings.




A new moon discovered around Pluto, now totalling 5 moons.
http://www.astronomynow.com


Flare from newly discovered blackhole (Swift J1910.2-0546)was discovered at Warrumbungle Observatory
http://www.astronomerstelegram.org/?read=4246


Mark this day in history, 21st Dec 2011 - Announcement of the first Earth size planet around another star


NASA, Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD). Marco Lorenzi captured this image of The Vela Supernova Remnant from Warumbungle Observatory remotely from Shanghai, China. It was posted on the NASA website Astronomy Picture of the day on 28/7/11. He was also awarded Deep Space Astrophotographer of the year from The Royal Observatory in Greenwich, presented by Sir Patrick Moore
http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap100910.html

Another NASA APOD by Marco Lorenzi imaged from Warrumbungle Observatory, a planetary nebula in the Glare of Alpha Centauri.
http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap120628.html

Another NASA APOD by Marco Lorenzi imaged from Warrumbungle Observatory.
http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap110728.html

Another NASA APOD by Marco Lorenzi imaged from Warrumbungle Observatory, a beautiful image of the H alpha emission of the Large Magellanic Cloud.
http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap110426.html


NASA, Astronomy Picture of the Day. Angus Lau captured this image of the Silvercoin Galaxy from Warumbungle Observatory remotely from Hong Kong. It was posted on the NASA website Astronomy Picture of the day on 20/12/11
http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap111220.html<

NASA, Astronomy Picture of the Day. Angus Lau captured this image of The Hydra Supercluster of Galaxies from Warumbungle Observatory remotely from Hong Kong. It was posted on the NASA website Astronomy Picture of the day on 20/05/12
http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap120512.html<


Extra solar planet observed at Warrumbungle Observatory.
http://var2.astro.cz/EN/tresca/transit-detail.php?id=1325898648< >

Total Eclipse of the Sun visible from Northern Australia, 14th Nov 2012


For News and Events at Siding Spring Observatory including Site Tours http://sidingspring.blogspot.com/
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Wednesday 02/04/14, 
Min: 12 Deg C   Max: 24 Deg C
Rain: 0 mm  
Night Sky:    Clear

Forecast
Monday           07/04        Clear
Tuesday           08/04        Clear
Wednesday      09/04        Clear
Thursday         03/04        Cloudy
Friday              04/04       Cloudy
Saturday          05/04        Cloudy
Sunday            06/04        Clear

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