|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
The Perth Observatory's current tour season (2014/2015) has ended. 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. Keep an eye on our website and Facebook page for details about the upcoming tour season and major changes to the management of the Perth Observatory.
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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.