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Stargazing In Australia

Stargazing In Australia

Australia is a great place to go stargazing, thanks to its clear skies and dark nights. Here are 100 of the best places to stargaze in Australia:

  1. Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Northern Territory
  2. Warburton Ranges, Western Australia
  3. Karijini National Park, Western Australia
  4. Fitzgerald River National Park, Western Australia
  5. Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia
  6. Flinders Ranges, South Australia
  7. Mount Remarkable National Park, South Australia
  8. Great Victoria Desert, South Australia
  9. Murray-Sunset National Park, Victoria
  10. Grampians National Park, Victoria
  11. Wilsons Promontory National Park, Victoria
  12. Blue Mountains National Park, New South Wales
  13. Royal National Park, New South Wales
  14. Kosciuszko National Park, New South Wales
  15. Fraser Island, Queensland
  16. Daintree Rainforest, Queensland
  17. Cape York Peninsula, Queensland
  18. Whitsunday Islands, Queensland
  19. Lord Howe Island, New South Wales
  20. Norfolk Island
  21. Christmas Island
  22. Cocos (Keeling) Islands
  23. Heard Island and McDonald Islands
  24. Macquarie Island
  25. Australian Antarctic Territory
  26. Broken Hill, New South Wales
  27. Coober Pedy, South Australia
  28. Dubbo, New South Wales
  29. Esperance, Western Australia
  30. Merimbula, New South Wales
  31. Mount Gambier, South Australia
  32. Port Douglas, Queensland
  33. Rottnest Island, Western Australia
  34. Bungle Bungles, Western Australia
  35. Cape Otway National Park, Victoria
  36. Carnarvon Gorge National Park, Queensland
  37. Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park, Tasmania
  38. Diamantina National Park, Queensland
  39. Great Sandy Desert, Western Australia
  40. Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory
  41. Litchfield National Park, Northern Territory
  42. Mt. Kosciuszko National Park, New South Wales
  43. Nambung National Park, Western Australia
  44. Newcastle Waters, Northern Territory
  45. Noosa National Park, Queensland
  46. Oodnadatta Track, South Australia
  47. Piccanniny National Park, South Australia
  48. Royal National Park, New South Wales
  49. Shark Bay, Western Australia
  50. Snowy Mountains, New South Wales
  51. Wadi Galigali National Park, New South Wales
  52. Warrumbungle National Park, New South Wales
  53. Willandra Lakes Region, New South Wales
  54. Wilsons Promontory National Park, Victoria
  55. Yankalilla National Park, South Australia
  56. Yanchep National Park, Western Australia
  57. Booderee National Park, New South Wales
  58. Cape Hillsborough National Park, Queensland
  59. Cape Le Grand National Park, Western Australia
  60. Daly River, Northern Territory
  61. Flinders Ranges National Park, South Australia
  62. Gammon Ranges National Park, Northern Territory
  63. Gibraltar Range National Park, Queensland
  64. Great Otway National Park, Victoria
  65. Greenough River National Park, Western Australia
  66. Leeuwin-Naturaliste National Park, Western Australia
  67. Macquarie Island, Tasmania
  68. Mount Field National Park, Tasmania
  69. Naracoorte Caves National Park, South Australia
  70. Pemberton, Western Australia
  71. Prince Regent National Park, Western Australia
  72. Rim of Fire, Queensland
  73. Sturt National Park, South Australia
  74. The Grampians National Park, Victoria
  75. Tweed Heads, New South Wales
  76. Ayers Rock Resort, Northern Territory
  77. Bungonia State Conservation Area, New South Wales
  78. Canungra Range National Park, Queensland
  79. Carnarvon National Park, Queensland
  80. Carnarvon Gorge, Queensland
  81. Cradle Mountain, Tasmania
  82. Daly Waters, Northern Territory
  83. Fraser Island, Queensland
  84. Gawler Ranges, South Australia
  85. Geraldton, Western Australia
  86. Gippsland Lakes, Victoria
  87. Great Barrier Reef, Queensland
  88. Great Victoria Desert, Western Australia
  89. Green Cape, New South Wales
  90. Hamelin Bay, Western Australia
  91. Kings Canyon, Northern Territory
  92. Litchfield National Park, Northern Territory
  93. Macquarie Island, Tasmania
  94. Mount Glorious, Queensland
  95. Mount Isa, Queensland
  96. Mount Lofty, South Australia
  97. Mount Remarkable National Park, South Australia
  98. Namibia National Park, Northern Territory
  99. Otway Ranges, Victoria
  100. Tamborine Mountain, Queensland

These are just a few of the many great places to go stargazing in Australia. With its clear skies and dark nights, Australia is a truly magical place to experience the wonders of the night sky.

Here are some additional tips for stargazing in Australia:

  • Choose a dark sky location. The darker the sky, the better the views.

  • Go during the new moon. This is when there is no moon in the sky, so there is less light pollution.

  • Bring a telescope or moon binoculars. This will help you to see the stars and planets in more detail.

  • Dress warmly. It can get cold at night, even in summer.

  • Be patient. It can take some time to adjust to the darkness and to find the stars.
  • Respect the environment. Be sure to leave no trace of your presence.

  • Be aware of your surroundings. There may be snakes, spiders, and other wildlife in the area.

  • Be safe. Don't stargaze alone, and be sure to let someone know where you are going.

With a little planning and preparation, you can have an unforgettable experience stargazing in Australia.


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