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4 days ago

Don’t forget submissions for a new logo close late Friday the 20th September! Just to go over again what we are looking for;

- It has to be original (your own work)
- A logo is a simple graphic ... See more

1 week ago
Photos from Bathurst Observatory Research Facility's post

Watch this space! A major milestone today!!! We just signed up for the new museum shed to house our meteorite and space displays! The site is marked out ready to go as well.

Also a number of you ... See more

2 weeks ago

Firstly, keep those logo ideas coming! Remember to get them in by the 20th Sept!!! You may have noticed lots of updates and links etc as the page undergoes some improvements and preparation for our ... See more

2 weeks ago
Bathurst Observatory Research Facility | Donate

Bathurst Observatory is in the process of moving to a new location. All facilities are currently being rebuilt.
Your Contribution of any amount will go towards:
$1000 for the crane, $5500 for the ... See more

Support for Bathurst Observatory is much appreciated! Bathurst Observatory is in the process of moving to a new location. All facilities are currently being rebuilt. Your Contribution of any amount ... See more

3 weeks ago

We need a logo, so I thought it would be an opportunity to give you all the chance to submit your creative ideas! The best design, will not only become our new logo, but I will award them this iron ... See more

3 weeks ago

The Eagle Nebula! Famous for the "pillars of creation", towers of gas and dust in this star forming nebula.
We spent the weekend doing more site work in preparation for the main imaging telescope. A ... See more

1 month ago

The Omega Centauri globular star cluster (NGC5139), a mouthful to say, but a real highlight of the southern sky this time of year.

Pegging out commences over the weekend on the new facilities!!! ... See more

1 month ago
Photos from Bathurst Observatory Research Facility's post

Plans for the new museum have been drawn up! (Thank you Bathurst Sheds). We are still a bit over budget with no grants forthcoming. I am hopeful there is a sponsor out there to be found, particularly ... See more

1 month ago
Photos from Bathurst Observatory Research Facility's post

Though I don't have my main imaging telescope operational again as yet, I used my trusty 35 year old telescope to image the Moon on the 5th August. Though not quite as good as the main scope, I am ... See more

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