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Mount Stromlo Observatory

Cotter Rd, Weston Creek, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2611 Australia

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“Headquarters of the Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics.”

Mount Stromlo Observatory 's observing facilities were damaged by the 2003 Canberra bushfires. The shell still remains and is popular with photographers. See spectacular views over Canberra and the Brindabellas and make use of the barbeque and picnic facilities.

Take an interactive heritage walk with the Smartphone application. Discover the site's history; from its use as a World War II optical munitions factory to the Observatory's post 2003 recovery.

Stroll past the only operational research telescope at the Stromlo Satellite Laser Ranging observatory, part of the Australian National University's site. Check their website for dates of periodic walking tours.

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Mount Stromlo Observatory

Cotter Rd
Weston Creek
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
2611 Australia

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Open now until 7:00 pm
  • Sun - Sat: 6:00 am - 7:00 pm

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