Coonabarabran Dark Sky Star Party
Jun 06

Coonabarabran Dark Sky Star Party

Start Date
06-Jun-2024 3:00 pm
End Date
09-Jun-2024 10:00 am
(UTC+10:00) Australia/Sydney

Registrations Close
1 June 2024 9:00 AM

Come join us in Coonabarabran and see what its  amazing dark skies have to offer! This event is for our real astronomy enthusiasts craving dark skies
Ever wondered what you telescope has to offer, well now is your chance with Coonabarabran being one of Australia's largest dark sky parks.

Our observation site will be the Warrumbungle mountain motel. You can also book your accommodation here as well. We have reserved the entire motel for our members. Accommodation will be a first come first serve kind of deal so book fast if you want to stay here. You can contact the owner Ryan on 02 6842 1832 or via email

Dont worry if you miss out there is plenty of accommodation around in town a short drive away. If you are staying at the wurrumbungle please drop a message after you have made your booking in the chat so we can keep a track of how many rooms are still available.

For this event we will put out a timetable similar to the HVSP where we suggest meeting locations for lunches and dinner but it will be up to you to make the actual reservation at these places. We will also pop up another trip out to Pilliga pottery farm if you would like something a bit different.

We will have some planned activities during the day/night which you can register for on Member jungle ( they will be uploaded as we get confirmations). the activities will hopefully include a tour of siding springs observatory with Australia largest telescope. We are also hoping to organise another guest speaker for the weekend. There will be a trip out to the famous Donna the astronomer again, hopefully on the thursday. This is a great introductory night for beginners who want to know and see whats out there before jumping into the field with their own scopes. On saturday night we will be holding a BBQ dinner for all at the Warrumbunle Mountain motel.These will be free events for our members

This event is free to our members.

We look forward to seeing you there and keep an eye out for registrations to come out in the following weeks. We will open up a chat gorup for the event to keep you updated. Fingers crossed for clear skies and don't forget your thermals and dew heaters it can get a wee bit frosty overnight!


Event Type
Dark sky star party
Event Location
882 Timor Road
Coonabarabran NSW 2357
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