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Kristen Simmons

Kristen amidst the beautiful mountains of New Zealand


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.