Lunar eclipse, photo by Geoffrey Wyatt
Special Events

Polynesian astronomy night, Sky guide launch, Woman in Physics and more..
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Paul Haese ‘ Dust and Gas’
Winning sky photos exhibit

See winning astrophotography from Amateur astronomers and photographers at the Malin Awards .
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Dreamtime astronomy tours

Experience a Dreamtime astronomy and telescope tour every Tuesday and Friday
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Dr Paul Payne
Astronomy courses

Book now for astronomy courses of interest to adults and senior high school students.
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Planetarium - dog or crab?
Sydney Planetarium

Sydney Observatory's digital planetarium presents exciting movies and sky tours for all the family.
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Moon phase calendar
Moon phase calendar & info

See the phases of the Moon and read fascinating information about lunar influences
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Graphic of stars in the night sky
Online monthly sky guide

Find out what's in the sky this month in our free podcast, transcript and sky map.
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Observatory Hill tour iPhone app
Self-guided Obs Hill walking tour app

This $1.99 iPhone app guides you with audio, text and images, around Sydney Observatory and Observatory Hill.
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Historic buildings and grounds

Explore Sydney Observatory - rich in the history of astronomy, meteorology, signals, archaeology and more.
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Book a night visit
Book a night visit

Book now to enjoy the quintessential Sydney Observatory experience: a stargazing night visit.
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Name A Star
Name A Star

Name A Star is a unique and memorable gift for a loved one. And it's fully tax-deductible.
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Observatory blog
Observations blog

Astronomical observations and information, daily cosmobites, monthly sky guides and historical astronomy.
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