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20km North of Parkes on the Newell HWY in NSW, Australia
  • There is also a nice little restaurant there which has very nice food(at an expensive cost) All in all a nice place to visit if you are on your way somewhere, if you are interested in space and telescopes then it'd be worth coming down to visit just to see the telescope

    • by Carl Unger
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      I have been to the Parkes Radio Telescope a few times. It is a great sight to see, it is spectacular seeing such an important and large land mark in the middle of nowhere (even better to see at night) as mentioned in the movie which is based and filmed at the

      Parkes Radio Telescope “The Dish”is built in the middle of a paddock in rural Australia. It can be seen from a very long distance.

      When you enter the telescope’s visitor building which is conveniently right under the massive telescope you will find that there is a fair bit to see, they have an ...


      • information area which contains alot of informationa about the site, a large model of the telescope which you can move yourself which was quite fun, they have a couple of small cinema viewing rooms which are great to see where they often hold movies you can watch which informs you about the
        history of the telescope.

        There is also a nice little restaurant there which has very nice food(at an expensive cost)

        All in all a nice place to visit if you are on your way somewhere, if you are interested in space and telescopes then it’d be worth coming down to visit just to see the telescope.




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