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The Australia Telescope Compact Array

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Interesting site

If in the area worth diverting to. Stunning view, how often do you get to see 6 satellites in a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
linda_clarky
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Brisbane
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the telescopes were an interesting land mark. if you bring your kids there is a lot of edu things... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
harrisonjamessky
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Moree, Australia
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1828 Yarrie Lake Rd, Narrabri, New South Wales 2390, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

If in the area worth diverting to. Stunning view, how often do you get to see 6 satellites in a row.

Thank linda_clarky
Reviewed 1 week ago

the telescopes were an interesting land mark. if you bring your kids there is a lot of edu things for them to do.

Thank harrisonjamessky
Reviewed July 16, 2018

This was an informative place to visit and had quite a bit to see and read about including the telescopes. Short movie was included. walking around outside we saw lots of wildlife, mainly kangaroos/ wallabies but most impressive, an echidna.

Thank Machere74
Reviewed May 27, 2018

Excellent venue to visit. Very user friendly, cinema shows a very detailed informative doco which answers any questions you might have. Expect to spend up to an hour at this location. Very well maintained, lots of parking including space for the caranners.

Thank 317Bothers
Reviewed May 4, 2018 via mobile

Looking for something to surprise the kids with when travelling the Newell Highway in northwest NSW. Stopping at the Australian Telescope outside Narrabri is pretty cool for any space nerd! Telescopes that move automatically on train tracks. Explanations of how radio transmissions are tracking action...More

Thank Hawkeye4077
Reviewed April 17, 2018

Talk about out in the paddock, this place is well worth the 20 km drive, go this way to or from Wee Waa and you won’t be disappointed.

Thank jenny f
Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

For the billions of dollars spent, there is no real explanation of any tangible results. Video display was credited as being shot in 1992. All the displays never really said anything of relevance or interest. UNTILL we walked back into the carpark... DONT MISS the...More

Thank goobaball
Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

We were wanting to explore the area and found this. It’s a quick drive out of town. There is a visitor center that was closed by the time we got there but you can still walk around. There is enough information available to read what...More

Thank Alexander298
Reviewed April 8, 2018

This is an amazing site the radio telescopes are set on rail lines and they move up and down and the dish rotates to track the signals from outer space all remotely controlled. Take the time to sit through the video presentations, which gives the...More

Thank Gary F
Reviewed March 19, 2018 via mobile

The satellite arrays are very impressive and interesting but difficult to understand all the technical jargon. Be great to have interactive toys and someone to explain and show you would have been great.

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