|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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A great place to buy telescopes and
relax over a cup of coffee.
Conveniently located at Myer Centre
in the Queen Street Mall, Brisbane. .
|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
Deep-Sky objects drawings
|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
|4.5-metre AstroDomes dome
|Observing deck for visual observing
|Last updated on 31 March 2020
|Video image of the night sky over the Guesthouse
(c) 2018 Satoshi Yamada, Japan