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. Webers Circus

    Thursday 21 June 2018 to Sunday 24 June 2018 , Cowra

    Webers Circus is a fast paced fun filled family circus. Featuring miniature ponies, funny dogs, Wheel of Death and much more. Visit Webers Circus website for more details.…

    21 Jun - 24 Jun
  2. Cowra Wine Show Public Tasting

    Saturday 14 July 2018 , Cowra

    Cowra is proud to have one of Australia's largest wine shows and the Public Tasting is a signature event on the Wine Show Calender. Test your wine tasting skills against expert judges and sample some of the best wines from Australia’s top …

    14 Jul