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Kristen Simmons

Kristen amidst the beautiful mountains of New Zealand

Major:
Communications

Sydney Observatory

Built in 1858, Sydney Observatory is Australia's oldest observatory, and one of the most significant sites in the nation's scientific history. The Observatory comprises a virtual reality 3-D space theatre, a shop, a lecture theatre, a historic 29cm lens telescope built in 1874, a 42cm computer controlled telescope and hydrogen-alpha solar telescope, beautiful gardens and the beanbag planetarium. Throughout the year the observatory holds, nightly tours, continuous and rotating exhibitions as well as educational or special events and functions.