|Twinstar Guesthouse Observatory's main objective is to introduce the beauty of the heavens to the
guests staying at Twinstar Guesthouse through the night sky tour.
The sky over Ballandean is dark and the visitors will enjoy spectacular starry skies.
The Observatory has the Designated Optical Observatories Status (DO3-39).
|Sirius Optics sells a wide range of
telescopes and accessories with
great advice, and serves every
level of amateur astronomers.
|The equatorial platform
(tracking system) for our
telescope was manufactured by
Equatorial Platform, USA.
|The 18-inch (46cm) primary
mirror and secondary mirror for
our telescope were
Galaxy Optics, USA.
|Our 4.5-metre observatory dome
was built by Astro Domes,
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|Astro Pete's Cafe & Telescopes
A great place to buy telescopes and
relax over a cup of coffee. Free
public viewing nights every week.
|Unique Stanthorpe accommodation
TWINSTAR GUESTHOUSE & OBSERVATORY
B&B with an astronomical observatory
|The story of a comet hunter's life
The diary,observation reports, and daily experience of one of Japan's foremost comet
discoverer and observer, Tsutomu Seki, of Geisei Observatory, Kochi, Japan.
Asteroid (minor planet) names
The asteroids bearing the names related to the Observatory
|Twinstar Guesthouse & Observatory
28146 New England Highway (PO Box 51), Ballandean,
Queensland 4382, Australia
Phone: 07 4684 1135
|Clean & affordable B&B
with an observatory
|OzScopes is an on-line
telescope store selling a wide
range of telescopes and
Online shop for astronomical calendars, DVDs, Apps, Sky &
Moon maps, posters and postcards.
|Our main telescope 46cm (18-inch) f/4.5 reflector