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Wednesday 26 October 2016
Parkes Observatory is just outside the central-west NSW town of Parkes. The visitors centre is open to the public.
Open 7 days a week (including public holidays) from 8.30am to 4.15pm, and extended hours during New South Wales school holidays. Closed on Christmas Day and Boxing Day.
Phone:+61 2 6861 1777
585 Telescope Road
Parkes NSW 2870
PO Box 276
The Parkes radio telescope is located at Parkes Observatory, 20 kilometres north of Parkes off the Newell Highway (the main highway between Brisbane and Melbourne). The road to the telescope is clearly marked.
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Last updated: Last updated: 6 May 2016
Printed from: Parkes Observatory (http://csiroaucd2-cdc.it.csiro.au/en/Locations/NSW/Parkes)