Welcome to the Ballarat Observatory

3D Movies, Star Parties, Lectures, Night Sky Viewing and much more..

134th Year

“Discover the Amazing Universe.”

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Open for restricted numbers and outside observing at the telescopes only, no inside tours or 3DMovies.

Call on 0429 199 312 for a School or Community group special online presentation.

Observatory Response to the 2019-2020 Australian Fires

 Visit Ballarat and come to Observatory Museum

 Learn about the Cosmos with our 3D Astrotour theatre

View planets & stars with our modern & historical telescopes.

Become a Member – Individual, Business or School

What’s on at the Observatory

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Please note that bookings are essential via events listings.  

Contact us  for more information.

Available now – Astronomy Calendar 2021

Order online $19.50 plus $5 P&H

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Gift vouchers

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F & F

Fauna and Firmament Tours

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Group bookings for other times call on 0429 199 312.

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News

ESO Possible Marker of Life Spotted on Venus 14th Sept. 2020

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Ballarat Sunrise – Sunsets Times

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Heanes Above
Heavens-Above Satellite predictions and other
astronomical data customised for your location.
Ballarat Lat. 37.34 S Long. 143.51 E

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LIGHT POLLUTION -WHAT IS IT?

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WHATS UP THIS MONTH?

August

Earlier Phenomena Information