Siding Spring Observatory

Siding Spring Observatory (SSO), on the edge of the Warrumbungle National Park near Coonabarabran, NSW, is Australia's premier optical and infrared astronomical observatory.

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Information for Visitors

Find out when to come, how to get here and what to see at Siding Spring Observatory.

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Dark Sky Park

What is a Dark Sky Park? Find out what it means to have a Dark Sky Park and why they are so important.

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Book a tour for your school group, coach tour or private group for a closer look around Siding Spring Observatory. Learn something new or just relax with a coffee.

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