Yandanooka Hall is 21kms south of Mingenew and is a great destination for telescope users. The location is RV friendly and you’re welcome to stay up to 72 hours. This means you can set up camp for several nights to enjoy stargazing at night and explore the local area during the day.

The gravel area at Yandanooka Hall is wide open and there is plenty of room to set up caravans and telescopic equipment.

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Facilities: None.

Mobile coverage (Telstra): Good.

Sky Quality Meter Reading: No reading has been made at this location yet. What is a Sky Quality Meter Reading?

Depot Hill

If you’re looking for a location closer to town, Depot Hill, 12 kms to the north west of Mingenew is perfect. This location has a sealed car park and is located between some hills that gives some protection from wind.

Facilities: There are some picnic tables where you can enjoy a sunset supper before getting the telescope out! There are no toilets.

Mobile coverage (Telstra): Good.

Sky Quality Meter Reading: 21.07 magnitude per arcsecond2 recorded at 8.19pm on 4 September 2018. What is a Sky Quality Meter Reading?

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