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The observatory is used for educational astronomical observation and research activities for residents and visitors.

Opening hours for this venue differ due to season, if wanting to know the current opening times, please check out The Rock Regional Observatory website.

The facility features an array of telescopes and associated domes as well as an educational space, that can be used by the general community and educational institutions to encourage interest and research in astronomy.

The project has been supported by the Community Building Partnership Program and Stronger Country Communities Fund by the NSW Government and the Australian Government’s Local Roads and Community Infrastructure Program.

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Acknowledgement of Country

The Riverina recognises the Wiradjuri people, who are the traditional custodians of these lands. We pay respect to the Wiradjuri people both past and present, and recognise the culture, strength, resilience and capacity of the Wiradjuri people. We also acknowledge the contributions of Aboriginal Australians to this country we all live in and share together.