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Mingenew Astrophotography Hot Spot – Mingenew WA Space Centre

There are numerous satellite tracking dishes located at this station, 24kms north east of Mingenew. It makes for an unusual site at night as the operators sometimes use green laser beams to pinpoint targets in the night sky. This can be captured on camera! Access to...

Mullewa Astrophotography Hot Spot – Perkins Well #2

This is an historic location in the Urawa Nature Reserve only 5kms north of Mullewa. This spot was part of the old Mullewa to De Grey Stock Route. There aren’t any cows here now but it’s a great place for astrophotography! It’s peaceful and if you arrive at sunset,...

Cervantes Astrophotography Hot Spot – The Pinnacles

Under moonlight and starlight, it feels like you’re in an alien world! The Pinnacles Desert in the Nambung National Park is an iconic destination for daytime and now night time visitors. The Parks and Wildlife Service and the local Shire of Dandaragan welcome visitors...

Wongan Hills Astrophotography Hot Spot – Lake Ninan

Lake Ninan (pronounced knee-nun) is 11kms south west of the town of Wongan Hills is a lovely location for astrophotographers. The Lake Ninan Rest Area is a large open area on the south side of the lake. The shore of the lake is easy to access by foot. It’s easy to...

Three Springs Astrophotography Hot Spot – Talc Mine Lookout

The Three Springs area is rich in talc. There’s an established mining industry and the local company has developed a superb look out that’s great both day and night! At the top of the hill there’s a terrific panoramic view for fantastic wide-angle images.From the look...

Morawa Astrophotography Hot Spot – Morawa Windmill

At the north entrance to the town of Morawa there’s a huge Southern Cross windmill that is perfect for some interesting astrophotography. The windmill is very tall and makes an imposing structure with the southern sky behind it. An occasional car might pass by. The...

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