|About the Perth Observatory
Western Australia's oldest observatory is located 25km east of Perth in Bickley. The Observatory has served 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. Perth Observatory is part of the Department of Parks and Wildlife.
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|Current Perth Observatory Tour Season Ends Soon
The Perth Observatory's current tour season (2014/2015) is nearing completion. The winter months aren't particularly favourable for viewing the night time sky and as such, we don't schedule night sky viewings during this time.The new season usually commences around September and operates through until April of the following year.
Contact the Perth Observatory to enquire about places available on the night tours remaining in April on 08 9293 8255.
To view the remaining dates, follow this link to our Tours page.
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337 Walnut Rd, BICKLEY WA 6076
Tel: (08) 9293 8255
Fax: (08) 9293 8138
|SOLAR, LUNAR & TWILIGHT
Check the rise and set times for the sun, moon, and twilight (civil, nautical and astronomical) from 18 locations across WA until the year 2026.
Solar, Lunar & Twilight Calendar
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.