The observatory has a collection of some of the most beautiful stained glass windows, all astronomically themed.
The Observatory has a long history of Community support and this is exemplified in the lead light stained Glass collection., all donated by community groups and individuals.
The booklet – “Features of the Ballarat Observatory”. This 16-page booklet, covers some of the early history of the Observatory and describes its significant features, namely buildings, telescopes and stained-glass windows. It contains 23 colour photographs, and was professionally designed by Peter Lambert Designs.
It can be ordered direct from the Secretary, Ballaarat Astronomical Society, c/- P.O. Box 284, Ballarat 3353 at $5.50 incl GST (plus postage)
The Courier window
The Lucas Girls window