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      Starfield   Observatory     

The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be lighted

This privately-owned astronomical facility was commissioned at Nambour on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia in 2006.  Interested members of the public are welcome to take part in our regular astronomy courses, which include nightly viewing through the Ritchey-Chretien robotic telescope.         About the Observatory

ASTRO NEWS        THE  SKY  TONIGHT       SKY  HIGHLIGHTS IN  2016        PICTURE GALLERY

HANDS-ON COURSES IN ASTRONOMY:

Introductory Level:    Meet the Stars !              Level 2:    Exploring the wonders of the Universe

 Level 3:    Discovering our place in the grand scheme of things

 250  ASTRONOMY  AND  SPACE WEBLINKS        YOUR  QUESTIONS

Telescopes         Stars          Constellations         FOR  TEACHERS

 Sunshine Coast residents who would like to contact the Observatory are invited to email us.
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