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Blue mountains Observatory Astro tour is unique.
The tour is conducted by a highly experienced astronomer during the course of your stay.
However this tour is available only to guests of the cottage and booking for the Astro tour and Accomodation together is essential.

We have many questions asked about the Astro tours and I have put it in the FAQ section.
if you have any questions for your specific needs, please contact us at info@bluemountainsobservatory.com.au

The Blue Mountains Observatory is a perfect place for a quiet and unusual getaway. The Cottage is located on the outskirts of Leura, only 1.5 hours drive west of Sydney.

The Cottage is on standard with a modern home but still retains a traditional and comfortable cosy feel.

Through out the years we have improved 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 is mentioned in our Facebook page.

We have now upgraded our broadband to full throtle NBN fiber to node. At 30/12 MBPS everyone with their devices will be able to enjoy free unrestricted and unlimited fast movies, music, games or all your office needs from our cottage.

You will also enjoy over 40 channels of free cable TV provided to you by Foxtel.

We have subscribed to Netflix without restrictions due to interference from the research observatory.

Apple iTV for streaming from your iPhone.

We have posted interesting articles that was published in different public access media directly relating to activities of the Observatory in the News page.

Follow this link to Research Page

Astro-Tourism: The Blue Mountains observatory is available to guests staying at The Cottage. An experience astronomer will provide you with your own private tour of the night skies through our powerful telescopes. Observing under our fully functional dome will give you a real astronomical experience. Later imaging using our state of the art astronomical telescopes allow everyone to experience a taste of research grade astronomy.
You can find more information here

For booking information and pricing, please visit Blue Mountains Getaways or you can email us in the box below for more information if required.
Once the booking is confirmed, we will follow up with instructions regarding the Astro tour.

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.

Please visit our Asteroid page for a full description of work done here.

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

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