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Parkes Observatory, just outside the central-west NSW town of Parkes, hosts the 64-metre Parkes radio telescope, one of the telescopes comprising CSIRO’s Australia Telescope National Facility.
Our Parkes radio telescope has been in operation for more than 50 years. Thanks to regular upgrades, it continues to be at the forefront of discovery.
Whether you're travelling with your family, school or a tourist group, our Parkes radio telescope is a great place to visit.
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Last updated: Last updated: 5 October 2016
Printed from: Parkes radio telescope (http://csiroaucd2-cdc.it.csiro.au/en/Research/Facilities/ATNF/Parkes-radio-telescope)