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 about 1.5 hours drive west of Sydney. It can be rented out as a short stay accommodation.
The cottage has been renovated to a standard that is in par with modern homes but still hold a comfortable cossy feel.
This winter the Blue Mountains Observatory is going green.
Solar panels will be installed by the team from Beyond Solar to provide free energy that will heat the cottage to a comfortable temperature before your arrival.
Through out the years we have improved and modified the Blue Mountains Observatory in the quality of its accomodation, services, facilities and also its role in the research astronomy. The improvements that we have accomplished in regards to the observatory in general was mentioned in our Facebook page. We have also posted interesting articles that was published in different public access media directly relating to activities of the Observatory in the News page.
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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