Skywatch observatory was built in 1994 and recognised by Siding Spring as a sister observatory. Located on 3 acres of land and close to Coonabarabran, Skywatch provides a great location to stay for a few nights, relax and enjoy some country sights and the sounds of nature.
On cloudless nights Gary provides an exclusive and complete astronomy experience with
To provide an exclusive and personalised astronomy experience to our guests
Over 20 years Merril has used her skills as an Artist, Designer, and business owner has developed Skywatch into a comfortable place to relax and unwind. For guests who choose to stay Merril cooks a wholesome country breakfast. Gary has a PhD in Chemistry and uses his experience in science and industry to develops and present the Skywatch Astronomy Experience and together we are making new content for our Dome Theatre.