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Uluru at Night

Listed under Astronomy in Alice Springs, Australia.

  • Photo of Uluru at Night
  • Photo of Uluru at Night
  • Photo of Uluru at Night
  • Photo of Uluru at Night
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Ayers Rock, also known in the aboriginal tongue as Uluru, is one of the world's most unusual and infamous natural landmarks. Set as it is in the middle of the desert of Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in the 'Red Centre' of Australia's Northern Territory the lack of light pollution and low humidity make for excellent night-time visibility.

Various night sky shows are available in the area, employing expert astronomy guides to lead the unfamiliar through the majesty of the Southern Hemisphereメs night sky; pointing out the Southern Cross, the large and small Magellanic Clouds, teaching the rudiments of navigating by the stars and sharing the cultural and mythological histories of the individual constellations.

Telescopes are available for those who wish to delve a little deeper into the secrets of the cosmos, but equally for those who would like to just sit back and enjoy this is a stunning environment to stargaze in.

Accommodation of all kinds is readily available at the Ayers Rock Resort, from hotel rooms to villas to camping grounds, and the other tours, walks and unforgettable scenery make this an awe-inspiring setting both day and night.

Written by  Anna Dejardin.

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