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Warrumbungle Observatory reviews
I was blown away by the night sky tour that I attended in April 2021. There were 5 telescopes set up each pointed at an incredible scene (e.g. planet, cluster, galaxy) the telescopes were changed 3... more »
Amazing experience! 400m down the road from the Warrumbungles Mountain Motel, this observatory run by Peter Starr (real name) is a real treat. There are 4 smaller telescopes outside and one larger... more »
Great site and scopes. The 20" had a few issues but we worked around them. Astrophotography focusing was an issue as no extension tubes to get camera in focal range.
I would recommend this to anyone. The night sky at this place is incredible. The presentation was informative while also being good entertainment, good for kids also, and Ahmad was a very knowledgeable guide. Hard to describe the experience of seeing Jupiter and Saturn clearly through a telescope for the first time. We actually went twice, and enjoyed it both times.
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