GDC Observatory & AES Live Facebook Astronomy

Join Head Astronomer, Rick Tonello, for some really fun and interesting Astronomy. Every Wednesday, Friday and Sunday nights, at 8.00 pm, Rick is showing off the night sky from his back yard.

On Friday’s at 1.00 pm you can follow the solar viewing sessions.

All sessions are free and live streamed on Facebook. Join in the fun.


The GDC & Observatory is open again. You can come up during the day Tuesday – Sunday 10.00 am – 4.00 pm and on Friday and Saturday’s we are also open from 4.00 – 10.00 pm for Observatory visits. To come to the Observatory, bookings are essential.

We will be practicing all the requirements to do our bit in making sure that we don’t have spread Coronavirus and we are confident we can look after everyone.

We will be posting updates on our social media. Please continue to look after yourself and your loved ones and email us at or call us on 08 9575 7577 if you would like to contact the Gravity Discovery Centre and Observatory.