Siding Spring Observatory
Australia's largest optical astronomy facility, located 27
km west of Coonabarabran on Siding Spring Mountain in New South Wales, at
an altitude of 1,165 m (3,785 ft.). Its main instruments are the 3.9-m (154-in.)
Anglo-Australian Telescope and the 1.2-m (48-in.)
UK Schmidt telescope.
|Aerial view of Siding Spring Observatory