Need Stargazing Location in Aus

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Appleboy
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Need Stargazing Location in Aus

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Hey guys!

I will be going to Sydney next week for 5 days and I am wondering if anyone know any good place (near or not so far from Sydney) where I can see spectacular stars with just my naked eyes?

I will be renting a car there so transportation isn't a problem! Thanks alot!

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jiahao1986
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Just head to Blue Mountains and spend a night or so there. 2 to 3 hrs drive from Sydney, good scenery and should be quite dark at night.
Clear skies please...

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Gary
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@Appleboy - Do consider bringing at least a binocular along no matter how cheap or low end. Better still, a small telescope or spotter scope that can be mounted on a tripod since I assume you or your friends will be bringing a tripod along for the cameras. Get the best value out of your trip! :)
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Appleboy
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Ok thanks guys! Can't wait for the trip! :)

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