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The Blue Mountains Observatory is a place perfect for a quiet and unusual getaway. The cottage is located in the out skirt of the township of Leura about 1.5 hours drive west of Sydney. It can be rented out as  a short stay accommodation.

Please follow this link for reservations of accomodation at the observatory.

Astronomy tour is only available for guests of the cottage.

The cottage has been renovated to a standard that is in par with modern homes but still hold a comfortable cossy feel.

This winter the Blue Mountains Observatory is going green. Solar power to keep the cottage warm

Through out the years we have improved and modified the Blue Mountains Observatory in the quality of its accomodation, services, facilities and also its role in the research astronomy. The improvements that we have accomplished in regards to the observatory in general was mentioned in our Facebook page.

We have now upgraded our broadband to full throtle NBN fiber to node. At 100/40 MBPS everyone with their devices will be able to enjoy free unrestricted and unlimited fast movies, music, games or all your office needs from our cottage.

You will also enjoy over 40 channels of free cable TV provided to you by Foxtel.

We have posted interesting articles that was published in different public access media directly relating to activities of the Observatory in the News page.

All other related observatory research work is shown in the Research page of this website.

Astro-Tourism: The observatory can be available to guests of the cottage. An experience astronomer will conduct a private tour of the night sky with our telescope.
For booking information and pricing, please visit Blue Mountains Getaways or you can email us in the box below for more information.

Remote control Telescope:  Our telescopes are available for rent online . If you are interested in research astronomy we can provide support to your most demanding needs. We have been involved with minor planet work for a number of years and we are knowledgeable in obtaining quality data.

Please look through our portal for the observatory at

for a complete list of specifications of our instruments in the observatory
or you can email us for more information.

Advanced Astronomy Course: This will be run for small group of enthusiastic astro imagers or study groups.

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