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The Blue Mountains Observatory is a place perfect for a quiet and unusual getaway. The cottage is located in the out skirt of the township of Leura. It can be rented out as  a short stay accommodation.

We have recently renovated the cottage and upgraded it to a standard that is in par with modern homes but still hold a comfortable cossy feel.

The observatory can be available to guests of the cottage. An experience astronomer will provide a nightly tour of the  night sky with our telescope. Please email us for further information with regards to this service.

Remote control Telescope
:  Our telescopes are available for rent online . If you are interested in research astronomy we can provide support to your most demanding needs. We have been involved with minor planet work for a number of years and we are knowledgeable in obtaining quality data.

Please look through our portal for the observatory at
for a complete list of specifications of our instruments in the observatory

or you can
email us for any further information required.

Advanced Astronomy Course:
This will be run for small group of enthusiastic astro imagers or study groups.

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Comet 2012 X1

Comet 2012 X1

Periodic comet 209P during close approach. 27th May 2014

Planetary Nebula NGC 6563

NGC 253 a spiral galaxy in Sculptor.

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