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.
Astro-Tourism: The observatory can be available to guests of the cottage. An experience astronomer will conduct a private tour of the night sky with our telescope.
For booking information and pricing, please visit Blue Mountains Getaways or you can email us in the box below for more information.
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 more information.
Advanced Astronomy Course: This will be run for small group of enthusiastic astro imagers or study groups.
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Comet 2012 X1
Periodic comet 209P during close approach. 27th May 2014
Planetary Nebula NGC 6563
NGC 253 a spiral galaxy in Sculptor.