Visit Mount Stromlo Observatory
Mount Stromlo Observatory (MSO) is the headquarters of the Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics, located approximately 18km southwest of the centre of Canberra, in the ACT. The administrative centre, the offices of the astronomers and students, the mechanical, electronic and optical workshops, and the computer laboratories are located at MSO. Read more.
Scope Mount Stromlo cafe
There is a café on Mt Stromlo again! Scope Mt Stromlo café opened on 19 March 2011, located in the MSO visitor centre building. Check out the Scope website for more information.
Mt. Stromlo Observatory Public Astronomy Nights
Mt Stromlo Observatory in conjunction with the Canberra Astronomical Society invite the Canberra community to attend our free, public star gazing night and lectures. Warm clothing is recommended and observations on the night are weather dependent. Please see the Mt. Stromlo calendar for more info and dates.
Mt. Stromlo Observatory Site Tours