About the Perth Observatory
Western Australia's oldest observatory is located 25km east of Perth in Bickley. The Observatory has served the state of WA for 118 years and remains actively involved in the service of public education. In recognition of its scientific, cultural and historical significance, the Observatory was entered on the state's Heritage Register in 2005. The Perth Observatory is part of the Department of Parks and Wildlife.  
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brochureStars and Scopes Brochure:
2014-2015

Our new season's tour brochure has been printed and is now available to view online. You can also pick up a copy from the Observatory when you visit or from one of our many tourist outlets. We can even send you a copy if you would like to contact us with your postal details.
The new brochure shows the dates of our scheduled day and night tours for the upcoming season. The first star viewing night of the season is a Dark Sky night on 27 September. Phone us for a booking on 9293 8255.
Visit the Tours page of our website for more information about our day and night tours and to print the brochure.

calendar image ONLINE TOURS CALENDAR
Find out what you might see on a night tour with our online tours calendar for 2013-14. Includes starting times for tours as well. A great tool to help you plan your visit.
moon image ASTRONOMICAL EVENTS CALENDAR
Significant astronomical events are included in our online astronomical events calendar. A handy reference tool to help you understand the wonders of the night sky.
sunset image SOLAR, LUNAR & TWILIGHT CALENDAR
Find out the rise and set times for the Sun, Moon and twilight for Western Australia until the year 2026. A useful reference tool for many people and organisations:
online solar, lunar and twilight calendar.
OUR DETAILS
Perth Observatory
337 Walnut Rd, BICKLEY WA 6076
Tel: (08) 9293 8255
Fax: (08) 9293 8138
Email: perth.observatory@dpaw.wa.gov.au
Blog: www.perthobservatory.wa.gov.au/nightskyblog.htm
Web: www.perthobservatory.wa.gov.au
Facebook: www.facebook.com/PerthObservatory
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question mark imagePLEASE NOTE
The Perth Observatory cannot provide the following information for use in statutory declarations for evidence in a court of law: natural lighting, rise/set phenomena, lunar phases and illumination.

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