Located 600 kilometers north of Adelaide and 130 kilometers east of Leigh Creek, and in the northern Flinders Ranges, this 610-square-kilometer, multi award-winning Wilderness Sanctuary is operated by the Sprigg family. There are three astronomical observatories, fitted with all manner of professional telescopes and other equipment. Details on the telescopes here: https://www.arkaroola.com.au/astronomy.php Information about astronomy tours here: https://www.arkaroola.com.au/astronomical.php “Very dark skies, very few clouds, range of telescopes for tourists.”
Deborah Byrd created the EarthSky radio series in 1991 and founded EarthSky.org in 1994. Today, she serves as Editor-in-Chief of this website. She has won a galaxy of awards from the broadcasting and science communities, including having an asteroid named 3505 Byrd in her honor. A science communicator and educator since 1976, Byrd believes in science as a force for good in the world and a vital tool for the 21st century. "Being an EarthSky editor is like hosting a big global party for cool nature-lovers," she says.