Big Sky Observatory Big Sky Observatory

Due to COVID-19 the Charleville Cosmos Centre is currently closed to all visitors until further notice.  

The beauty of a thousand stars in a dark sky is inspirational for all ages, but when combined with telescopes to peer into the depths of space itself, it has the power to transcend the soul. Your guides will show you sights like the Rings of Saturn and so much more as you journey across the beautiful big sky over Charleville.

Inclusions:

  • The Big Sky Observatory features 14” Meade telescopes that are operated by our guides
  • Our special observatory is truly unique with the roof rolling clear, allowing the majestic night sky to be enjoyed.
  • Moonless nights see the Milky Way in all its glory
  • View far away objects such as open clusters, planets, nebulae and globular clusters
  • Learn amazing scientific facts
  • Rug up with a warm blankets supplied by the centre
  • Take home your mini observatory night light
March to October: Nightly from 7:30pm

November to February: Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8:30pm. 
Note: minimum numbers may apply during these months

Some times may vary throughout the year. It will depend on the weather, seasons (sunset) and temperatures. If unsure, call us on 07 4654 7771 for further details.

Bookings can be made clicking on the Book Now button

Small & Personal Small & Personal

Due to COVID-19 the Charleville Cosmos Centre is currently closed to all visitors until further notice.  
 
Coming together under a blanket of thousands of stars is the perfect small and personal family experience that all ages will cherish. Bonding while sharing a laugh and “wow”, looking into the depths of space at objects like planets, clusters, and nebulae Is a moment in space-time that the entire family will enjoy and always remember together.
 

Inclusions:

  • Family bonding session under the Charleville dark skies
  • One on one time with the Astronomer
  • More Objects viewed in this encounter then any other family tour
  • In-depth information shared about the universe
  • Bring your smart phone to capture the moon on a moonlit night
March to October: Nightly from 7:30pm

November to February: Please phone for bookings.
Note: minimum numbers may apply during these months

Some times may vary throughout the year. It will depend on the weather, seasons (sunset) and temperatures. If unsure, call us on 07 4654 7771 for further details.

Bookings can be made clicking on the Book Now button