Darbys Falls Observatory

At Darbys Falls Observatory visitors can explore the universe with one of the largest telescopes available to the public, a 500 millimetre Newtonian. Also available are the 400 millimetre, 300 millimetre and 200 millimetre F10 Schmidt-Cassegrain instruments, a six inch refractor and a flat screen planetarium.

The astronomers will show you around the night sky, pointing out the splendours of the heavens, including the Moon, planets, galaxies, star clusters, Saturn and its spectacular rings, Jupiter and its four moons and nebulae. Open every night, conditions permitting.

Nearby events

  1. Grenfell Art Gallery Exhibit - Woodland Plains

    Wednesday 21 March 2018 to Sunday 15 April 2018 ,

    Nicole Berlach is a Natural History illustration Artist based on the Central Coast of NSW. Nicole's approach sees traditional techniques and medium applied in a fresh way that resonates with the art enthusiast and scientist alike. With t…

    21 Mar - 15 Apr
  2. Grenfell Picnic Races

    Saturday 07 April 2018 to Saturday 14 April 2018 , Grenfell

    The Grenfell Picnic Races are back! Enjoy the friendly, country atmosphere of picnic racing. There will be six races, TAB facilities and marquee space available (No Bring Your Own alcohol), two full bars, canteen and live entertainment unt…

    07 Apr - 14 Apr